convection oven
noun Date: 1973 an oven having a fan that circulates hot air uniformly and continuously around food

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  • convection oven — a gas, electric, or microwave oven equipped with a fan that circulates and intensifies the heat, thereby decreasing the normal cooking time. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

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