cooktop
noun Date: 1948 1. the flat top of a range 2. a built-in cabinet-top cooking apparatus containing usually four heating units

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  • cooktop — noun N. Amer. a cooking unit with hot plates or burners, built into or fixed on the top of a cabinet or other surface …   English new terms dictionary

  • cooktop — cook•top [[t]ˈkʊkˌtɒp[/t]] n. coo ene a cooking surface consisting of a flat sheet of heat transmitting glass and ceramic material over heating elements, usu. electric • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

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  • Glass-ceramic — materials share many properties with both glass and more traditional crystalline ceramics. It is formed as a glass, and then made to crystallize partly by heat treatment. Unlike sintered ceramics, glass ceramics have no pores between crystals.… …   Wikipedia

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