roasting

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Verb[edit]

roasting

  1. Present participle of roast.

Adjective[edit]

roasting (comparative more roasting, superlative most roasting)

  1. Very hot
    The day started out cool, but by noon it was roasting

Noun[edit]

roasting (plural roastings)

  1. The act by which something is roasted.
    • 1885, Henry Marion Howe, Copper smelting (page 15)
      These elements are expelled more completely by a large number of comparatively incomplete roastings (alternated, of course, with smeltings) than by a smaller number of extremely thorough roastings []

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