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preheat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cooking
preheatpre‧heat /ˌpriːˈhiːt/ verb [transitive]  DFCto heat an oven to a particular temperature before it is used to cook something Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
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Examples from the Corpus
preheatPlace in preheated 142 oven until skin is wrinkled and flesh is soft, 45 to 50 minutes.Put a cookie sheet on the oven rack during preheating.Light a hot fire in a charcoal grill or preheat a gas grill to medium high.About 15 minutes before serving, preheat oven to 350 F.. Prepare an aromatic fire in a charcoal grill.To prepare nuts, preheat oven to 400 F.. Bring water to a boil.Prepare a fire in a charcoal grill, preheat oven to 450 F. or preheat broiler.Prepare a grill or preheat the broiler.Preheat ... ovenRefrigerate at least 90 minutes or overnight if covered with plastic wrap. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.For the cake: Spray a 9-inch tube pan with the nonstick spray. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
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Verb table
preheat
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypreheat
he, she, itpreheats
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypreheated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave preheated
he, she, ithas preheated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad preheated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill preheat
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have preheated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam preheating
he, she, itis preheating
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you, we, theyare preheating
Past
I, he, she, itwas preheating
you, we, theywere preheating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been preheating
he, she, ithas been preheating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been preheating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be preheating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been preheating
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