ovenproof
adjective Date: 1939 capable of withstanding the temperature range of a kitchen oven <
ovenproof dishes
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  • ovenproof — [uv′ən sāf′, uv′ənsāf΄uv′ən pro͞of΄] adj. able to withstand the high temperatures of an oven without breaking, burning, melting, etc. [an ovenproof baking pan]: also oven safe [uv′ən sāf′, uv′ənsāf΄] …   English World dictionary

  • ovenproof — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ suitable for use in an oven …   English terms dictionary

  • ovenproof — /uv euhn proohf /, adj. capable of withstanding the heat of an oven; safe for use in cooking in an oven: an ovenproof dish. [1935 40; OVEN + PROOF] * * * …   Universalium

  • ovenproof — adjective Can be used in an oven, will not be damaged if used in an oven. Please do the potatoes in this tray, it is ovenproof …   Wiktionary

  • ovenproof — adj. Ovenproof is used with these nouns: ↑casserole, ↑dish, ↑pan …   Collocations dictionary

  • ovenproof — ov|en|proof [ˈʌvənpru:f] adj ovenproof dishes, plates etc will not be harmed by the high temperatures in an oven …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ovenproof — ov|en|proof [ ʌvn,pruf ] adjective ovenproof plates, dishes etc. can be used in an oven without breaking …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ovenproof — [[t]ʌ̱v(ə)npruːf[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n An ovenproof dish is one that has been specially made to be used in an oven without being damaged by the heat …   English dictionary

  • ovenproof — adjective a dish, plate etc that is ovenproof will not be harmed by the high temperatures in an oven …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ovenproof — UK [ˈʌv(ə)nˌpruːf] / US [ˈʌv(ə)nˌpruf] adjective ovenproof plates, dishes etc can be used in an oven without breaking …   English dictionary

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