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Stove vs. Oven

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Stove

A stove is a device that burns fuel or uses electricity to generate heat inside or on top of the apparatus. It has seen many developments over time and serves the main purpose of cooking food.
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Oven

An oven is a tool which is used to expose materials to a hot environment. Ovens contain a hollow chamber and provide a means of heating the chamber in a controlled way.
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Stove

An apparatus for cooking or heating that operates by burning fuel or using electricity.
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Oven

A chamber or enclosed compartment for heating, baking, or roasting food, as in a stove, or for firing, baking, hardening, or drying objects, as in a kiln.
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Stove

A hothouse for plants.
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Oven

A chamber used for baking or heating.
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Stove

Fumigate or disinfect (a house) with sulphur or other fumes.
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Oven

(colloquial) A very hot place.
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Stove

Treat (an object) by heating it in a stove in order to apply a desired surface coating.
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Oven

To cook in an oven
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Stove

Force or raise (plants) in a hothouse.
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Oven

A place arched over with brick or stonework, and used for baking, heating, or drying; hence, any structure, whether fixed or portable, which may be heated for baking, drying, etc.; esp., now, a chamber in a stove, used for baking or roasting.
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Stove

An apparatus in which electricity or a fuel is used to furnish heat, as for cooking or warmth.
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Oven

Kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting
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Stove

A device that produces heat for specialized, especially industrial, purposes.
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Stove

A kiln.
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Stove

Chiefly British A hothouse.
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Stove

A past tense and a past participle of stave.
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Stove

A device for heating food, (UK) a cooker.
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Stove

A stovetop, with hotplates.
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Stove

A hothouse heated greenhouse.
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Stove

(dated) A house or room artificially warmed or heated.
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Stove

(transitive) To heat or dry, as in a stove.
To stove feathers
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Stove

(transitive) To keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat.
To stove orange trees
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Stove

A house or room artificially warmed or heated; a forcing house, or hothouse; a drying room; - formerly, designating an artificially warmed dwelling or room, a parlor, or a bathroom, but now restricted, in this sense, to heated houses or rooms used for horticultural purposes or in the processes of the arts.
When most of the waiters were commanded away to their supper, the parlor or stove being nearly emptied, in came a company of musketeers.
How tedious is it to them that live in stoves and caves half a year together, as in Iceland, Muscovy, or under the pole!
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Stove

An apparatus, consisting essentially of a receptacle for fuel, made of iron, brick, stone, or tiles, and variously constructed, in which fire is made or kept for warming a room or a house, or for culinary or other purposes.
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Stove

An appliance having a top surface with fittings suitable for heating pots and pans for cooking, frying, or boiling food, most commonly heated by gas or electricity, and often combined with an oven in a single unit; a cooking stove. Such units commonly have two to six heating surfaces, called burners, even if they are heated by electricity rather than a gas flame.
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Stove

To keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat; as, to stove orange trees.
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Stove

To heat or dry, as in a stove; as, to stove feathers.
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Stove

A kitchen appliance used for cooking food;
Dinner was already on the stove
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Stove

Any heating apparatus
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