roasting

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roasting

  1. present participle of roast
    • 1922, "The Bride's Cookery Primer", Good Housekeeping, Volume 74, page 66
      Broiling is but another way of roasting those cuts of meat which have a broad, flat surface such as steaks, chops, or cutlets.

Adjective[edit]

roasting (comparative more roasting, superlative most roasting)

  1. (colloquial) 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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