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bake

EN[beɪk] [-eɪk]
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WBake
  • Bake may refer to:
  • Places:
  • Bake, Chongqing, People's Republic of China, a town
  • Bake, Cornwall, England, a hamlet
  • Bake Fishing Lakes, also known as Bake Lakes, Cornwall
  • Bäke (Telte), a river of Berlin and Brandenburg, Germany
  • People:
  • Bake (surname)
  • Bake McBride (born 1949), American baseball player
  • Bake Turner (born 1940), American Football League and National Football League player
  • Other uses:
  • Casserole, also referred to as a "bake" in British English

    Definition of bake in English Dictionary

  • NounPLbakes
    1. (Britain, New Zealand) Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.
      1. The act of cooking food by baking.
      2. VerbSGbakesPRbakingPT, PPbaked
        1. (transitive or intransitive) To cook (something) in an oven.
          1. I baked a delicious cherry pie.
          2. She's been baking all day to prepare for the dinner.
        2. VT To dry by heat.
          1. VI To prepare food by baking it.
            1. VI To be baked to heating or drying.
              1. The clay baked in the sun.
            2. VI (figuratively) To be hot.
              1. It is baking in the greenhouse.
              2. I'm baking after that workout in the gym.
            3. VI SLA To smoke marijuana.
              1. To harden by cold.
                1. (computer graphics) VT To fix (lighting, reflections, etc.) as part of the texture of an object to improve rendering performance.
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • We'll need to bake more of those new chicken and mushroom pies. The customers can't get enough of them.
                    • It’s easier to ban bake sales than to get rid of half the cars in the city, or uninvent video games, or design broccoli that tastes like homemade chocolate chip cookies.
                    • I am not suggesting that we return to oversauced baked ziti with sausages, mozzarella-laden lasagna or spaghetti under three handball-size meatballs.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Ergative verbs
                        • Intransitive verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
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                        Source: Wiktionary
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                        Meaning of bake for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "bake" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an ergative verb, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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