ovenproof

[uhv-uhn-proof]
adjective
capable of withstanding the heat of an oven; safe for use in cooking in an oven: an ovenproof dish.

Origin:
1935–40; oven + -proof

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To ovenproof
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: ovenlike
Next Definition: ovenware
Words Near: ovenproof
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for ovenproof
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing ovenproof
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
Spread half of the tortilla chips in one even layer on a large oval ovenproof
  platter or in a large baking dish.
Put bones, cut side up, on foil-lined baking sheet or in ovenproof skillet.
Heat oil in an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat and add chicken, seam
  side down.
In a paella pan or other ovenproof baking dish, heat olive oil over medium-high
  heat.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature