Bake

Noun

  • The act of cooking food by baking.
  • (Britain, New Zealand) Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.

Verb

  • (transitive or intransitive) To cook (something) in an oven.

    "I baked a delicious cherry pie."

  • (intransitive) To prepare food by baking it.
  • (intransitive, figuratively) To be hot.

    "I'm baking after that workout in the gym."

  • (computer graphics, transitive) To fix (lighting, reflections, etc.) as part of the texture of an object to improve rendering performance.
  • (transitive) To dry by heat.
  • (intransitive, figuratively) To be hot.

    "It is baking in the greenhouse."

  • To harden by cold.
  • (transitive or intransitive) To cook (something) in an oven.

    "She's been baking all day to prepare for the dinner."

  • (intransitive) To be baked to heating or drying.

    "The clay baked in the sun."

  • (intransitive, slang) To smoke marijuana.

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