AskDefine | Define preheat

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preheat v : heat beforehand; "Preheat the oven!"

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  1. to heat something in preparation for further action, especially cooking

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chafe, cook, electric-heat, fire, fire up, foment, gas-heat, heat, hot, hot up, hot-air-heat, hot-water-heat, mull, overheat, recook, reheat, steam, stoke up, superheat, tepefy, warm, warm over, warm up
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