Baking
Baking Bak"ing, n. 1. The act or process of cooking in an oven, or of drying and hardening by heat or cold. [1913 Webster]

2. The quantity baked at once; a batch; as, a baking of bread. [1913 Webster]

{Baking powder}, a substitute for yeast, usually consisting of an acid, a carbonate, and a little farinaceous matter. [1913 Webster]


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  • Baking — is the technique of prolonged cooking of food by dry heat acting by conduction, and not by radiation, normally in an oven, but also in hot ashes, or on hot stones. [Oxford English Dictionary] It is primarily used for the preparation of bread,… …   Wikipedia

  • baking — baking; baking·ly; …   English syllables

  • Baking — Baking. См. Прокаливание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • baking — Process of cooking by dry heat, especially in an oven. Baked products include bread, cookies, pies, and pastries. Ingredients used in baking include flour, water, leavening agents (baker s yeast, baking soda, baking powder), shortening (fats,… …   Universalium

  • baking — [[t]be͟ɪkɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n You can use baking to describe weather or a place that is very hot indeed. → See also bake ...a baking July day... The coffins stood in the baking heat surrounded by mourners. ...the baking Jordanian desert. Syn:… …   English dictionary

  • baking — 1. adjective a) Intended for use in baking. Here is a baking tray for the cookies. b) Of a person, the weather, or an object, very hot. Im baking could you open the window? 2 …   Wiktionary

  • Baking — Bake Bake (b[=a]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Baked} (b[=a]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Baking}.] [AS. bacan; akin to D. bakken, OHG. bacchan, G. backen, Icel. & Sw. baka, Dan. bage, Gr. fw gein to roast.] 1. To prepare, as food, by cooking in a dry heat,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baking — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Baking is used before these nouns: ↑dish, ↑flour, ↑pan, ↑potato, ↑powder, ↑sheet, ↑soda, ↑tin {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. Baking is used with these nouns: ↑heat, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • baking — bak|ing1 [ˈbeıkıŋ] n [U] the activity of making cakes, bread etc baking 2 baking2 adj spoken used to say that a person or place is very hot ▪ I m baking! ▪ a baking hot day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • baking — bak·ing || beɪkɪŋ n. cooking with dry heat in an oven beɪk n. dish comprising of a few ingredients that are mixed together and baked; social event or party at which food is baked and served; act of baking; cooking bread or pastries or cakes… …   English contemporary dictionary

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