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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bake  \Bake\  (b[=a]k),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Baked}  (b[=a]kt);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Baking}.]  [AS.  bacan;  akin  to  D.  bakken  OHG. 
  bacchan,  G.  backen,  Icel.  &  Sw  baca,  Dan.  bage,  Gr  ?  to 
  roast.] 
  1.  To  prepare,  as  food,  by  cooking  in  a  dry  heat,  either  in 
  an  oven  or  under  coals,  or  on  heated  stone  or  metal;  as 
  to  bake  bread,  meat,  apples. 
 
  Note:  Baking  is  the  term  usually  applied  to  that  method  of 
  cooking  which  exhausts  the  moisture  in  food  more  than 
  roasting  or  broiling;  but  the  distinction  of  meaning 
  between  roasting  and  baking  is  not  always  observed. 
 
  2.  To  dry  or  harden  anything  by  subjecting  to  heat,  as  to 
  bake  bricks;  the  sun  bakes  the  ground. 
 
  3.  To  harden  by  cold. 
 
  The  earth  .  .  .  is  baked  with  frost.  --Shak. 
 
  They  bake  their  sides  upon  the  cold,  hard  stone. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  baked 
  adj  1:  dried  out  by  heat  or  excessive  exposure  to  sunlight;  "a  vast 
  desert  all  adust";  "land  lying  baked  in  the  heat"; 
  "parched  soil";  "the  earth  was  scorched  and  bare"; 
  "sunbaked  salt  flats"  [syn:  {adust},  {parched},  {scorched}, 
  {sunbaked}] 
  2:  (of  bread  and  pastries)  cooked  by  dry  heat  (as  in  an  oven); 
  "baked  goods" 
  3:  hardened  by  subjecting  to  intense  heat;  "baked  bricks"; 
  "burned  bricks"  [syn:  {burned},  {burnt}] 




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