[uhv-uh n-burd] /ˈʌv ənˌbɜrd/
an American warbler, Seiurus aurocapillus, that builds an oven-shaped nest of leaves, twigs, etc., on the forest floor.
any of several South American passerine of the genus Furnarius of the family Furnariidae, certain species of which build an oven-shaped nest.
any of numerous small brownish South American passerine birds of the family Furnariidae that build oven-shaped clay nests
a common North American warbler, Seiurus aurocapillus, that has an olive-brown striped plumage with an orange crown and builds a cup-shaped nest on the ground
- Oven chips
noun frozen French fries prepared in the oven Word Origin 1988 Usage Note sing. oven chip
verb to fry food, usually meat, in a pan in the oven Examples Shake ‘N Bake is a great way to oven-fry meat. Word Origin cooking
[uhv-uh n-proof] /ˈʌv ənˌpruf/ adjective 1. capable of withstanding the heat of an ; safe for use in cooking in an : an ovenproof dish.
adjective 1. (of various foods) bought already prepared so that they are ready to be cooked in the oven 2. (of a new employee) ready to start work immediately without further training: oven-ready graduates adjective already prepared and available to be cooked in an oven; sold in a ready-to-cook form Examples The chicken pot pie […]