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Bake vs. Broil

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Bakeverb

(with person as subject) To cook (something) in an oven.

‘I baked a delicious cherry pie.’; ‘She's been baking all day to prepare for the dinner.’;

Broilverb

To cook by direct, radiant heat. (British: grill)

Bakeverb

(intransitive) (with baked thing as subject) To be cooked in an oven.

‘The cake baked at 350°F.’;

Broilverb

To expose to great heat.

Bakeverb

(intransitive) To be warmed to drying and hardening.

‘The clay baked in the sun.’;

Broilverb

To be exposed to great heat.

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Bakeverb

(transitive) To dry by heat.

‘They baked the electrical parts lightly to remove moisture.’;

Broilverb

(transitive) to cause a rowdy disturbance; embroil

Bakeverb

To be hot.

‘It is baking in the greenhouse.’; ‘I'm baking after that workout in the gym.’;

Broilverb

(intransitive) (obsolete) to brawl

Bakeverb

To smoke marijuana.

Broilnoun

Food prepared by broiling.

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Bakeverb

To harden by cold.

Broilnoun

(archaic) A brawl; a rowdy disturbance.

Bakeverb

To fix (lighting, reflections, etc.) as part of the texture of an object to improve rendering performance.

Broilnoun

A tumult; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl; contention; discord, either between individuals or in the state.

‘I will own that there is a haughtiness and fierceness in human nature which will which will cause innumerable broils, place men in what situation you please.’;

Bakenoun

The act of cooking food by baking.

Broilverb

To cook by direct exposure to heat over a fire, esp. upon a gridiron over coals.

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Bakenoun

Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.

Broilverb

To subject to great (commonly direct) heat.

Bakenoun

(US) A social event at which food (such as seafood) is baked, or at which baked food is served.

Broilverb

To be subjected to the action of heat, as meat over the fire; to be greatly heated, or to be made uncomfortable with heat.

‘The planets and comets had been broiling in the sun.’;

Bakenoun

A small, flat (or ball-shaped) cake of dough eaten in Barbados and sometimes elsewhere, similar in appearance and ingredients to a pancake but fried (or in some places sometimes roasted).

Broilnoun

cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)

Bakenoun

Any item that is baked.

Broilverb

cook under a broiler;

‘broil fish’;

Bakeverb

To prepare, as food, by cooking in a dry heat, either in an oven or under coals, or on heated stone or metal; as, to bake bread, meat, apples.

Broilverb

heat by a natural force;

‘The sun broils the valley in the summer’;

Bakeverb

To dry or harden (anything) by subjecting to heat, as, to bake bricks; the sun bakes the ground.

Broilverb

cook (meat or fish) by exposure to direct heat

‘a broiled sirloin steak’; ‘he lightly broiled a wedge of sea bass’;

Bakeverb

To harden by cold.

‘The earth . . . is baked with frost.’; ‘They bake their sides upon the cold, hard stone.’;

Broilverb

become very hot, especially from the sun

‘the countryside lay broiling in the sun’;

Bakeverb

To do the work of baking something; as, she brews, washes, and bakes.

Broilnoun

a quarrel or commotion

‘the dark interior was a broil of fighting men’;

Bakeverb

To be baked; to become dry and hard in heat; as, the bread bakes; the ground bakes in the hot sun.

Bakenoun

The process, or result, of baking.

Bakeverb

cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven;

‘bake the potatoes’;

Bakeverb

prepare with dry heat in an oven;

‘bake a cake’;

Bakeverb

heat by a natural force;

‘The sun broils the valley in the summer’;

Bakeverb

cook (food) by dry heat without direct exposure to a flame, typically in an oven

‘they bake their own bread and cakes’;

Bakeverb

(of food) be cooked by baking

‘the bread was baking on hot stones’;

Bakeverb

(of the sun or other agency) subject (something) to dry heat, especially so as to harden it

‘the soil in the desert is baked dry by the fierce heat of the sun’;

Bakeverb

be or become extremely hot in prolonged sun or hot weather

‘the city was baking in a heatwave’;

Bakenoun

a dish consisting of a mixture of ingredients cooked in an oven

‘a vegetable bake’;

Bakenoun

a social gathering at which baked food of a specified kind is eaten

‘lobster bakes’;

Bakenoun

a person's mouth

‘shut your bake!’;

Bakenoun

a person's face

‘my oul bake is in every major newspaper’;

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