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roasting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishroastingroast‧ing1 /ˈrəʊstɪŋ $ ˈroʊ-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 HOT (also roasting hot) informal very hot, especially so that you feel uncomfortable 🔊 a roasting hot day 🔊 I’m absolutely roasting in this suit.2 [only before noun] used for roasting food 🔊 a roasting dish
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roastingPut the meat into a roasting pan, join-side down, smear with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.The Vision even comes with two baking sheets and an vitreous enamelled roasting tin and trivet.Cook in the oven for 20 minutes, then pour away as much fat as possible from the roasting tin.Trim spare ribs of any excess fat, then place in a large roasting tin.Remove stubborn caramelised turkey grease from the roasting tray by filling it with a solution of biological washing powder.
roastingroasting2 noun 🔊 🔊 give somebody/get a roasting
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roastingAt which juncture, Shelford gave his troops a roasting.Now, after the daily roasting, they stayed indoors, avoiding the mosquitoes that dive-bombed in the dusk.
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