stove noun definition in In the kitchen topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

stove

 noun: In the kitchen topic
(especially North American English) (British English also cooker) (North American English also range) a large piece of equipment for cooking food, containing an oven and gas or electric rings on top She put a pan of water on the stove. (North American English, British English) Most people don't want to spend hours slaving over a hot stove (= cooking).