baking

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

baking

  1. present participle of bake.

Adjective[edit]

baking ‎(not comparable)

  1. (figuratively) Of a person, an object, or the weather: very hot; boiling, broiling, roasting.
    I'm baking – could you open the window?
    The car was baking after having been parked in the sun the whole afternoon.

Noun[edit]

baking ‎(usually uncountable, plural bakings)

  1. An action in which something is baked.
    I'm going to do some baking this afternoon.
    • 1861, Harriet Jacobs (Linda Brent), Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl[1]:
      Upon these terms, after working hard all day for her mistress, she began her midnight bakings, assisted by her two oldest children.
  2. The way in which something is baked.
    • 1871, Ledyard Bill, Minnesota; Its Character and Climate[2]:
      How often have we risen in the morning, after spending the night in this manner, with a feeling akin to that which we fancy would come from being knocked in the head with a sack of meal, then gently stewed, and all out of pure fraternal regard to supply any deficiencies in our original bakings.
    • 1913, Captain R. F. Scott, Scott's Last Expedition Volume I[3]:
      Clissold's work of cooking has fallen on Hooper and Lashly, and it is satisfactory to find that the various dishes and bread bakings maintain their excellence.
  3. (countable) The production of a batch of baked product.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From bake +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

baking m, f ‎(definite singular bakinga or bakingen)

  1. baking

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bake +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

baking f ‎(definite singular bakinga)

  1. baking