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reheating

[ree-hee-ting] /riˈhi tɪŋ/
noun
1.
heating again.
2.
Aeronautics. a process in certain turbojet engines in which gases are expanded by turbines after combustion, burned again in a second chamber, expanded again by additional turbines, and released through the exhaust nozzle.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; re- + heating
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Examples for reheating
  • Few see any culinary action more sophisticated than reheating leftovers or popping popcorn.
  • reheating requires energy input, lowers your energy efficiency.
  • Or, bake immediately and refrigerate for up to three days before reheating.
  • reheating is the thermal process to heat foods that have been previously cooked and cooled in a food service establishment.
  • Proper reheating can eliminate a major portion of pathogens.
  • Be sure to cover food with a lid or plastic wrap when reheating in a microwave oven.
  • Sauces, soups, and gravy must come to a boil when reheating.
  • Code revisions include changes to reheating and hot holding temperatures, and new methods to avoid cross contamination.
  • Follow package directions for reheating, and storing these products.
  • These are the workhorses of the commercial kitchen, with a wide variety of uses from baking and roasting to warming and reheating.
British Dictionary definitions for reheating

reheat

verb (riːˈhiːt)
1.
to heat or be heated again to reheat yesterday's soup
2.
(transitive) to add fuel to (the exhaust gases of an aircraft jet engine) to produce additional heat and thrust
noun (ˈriːˌhiːt)
3.
(aeronautics) another name (esp Brit) for afterburning (sense 1)
Derived Forms
reheater, noun
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