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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
ardent, barbecuing, basting, blistering, boiling, braising, brewing, broil, broiling, burning, burning hot, canicular, catering, cookery, cooking, cuisine, culinary science, domestic science, ebullient, feverish, fiery, flushed, frying, grilling, heated, home economics, hot, hot as fire, hot as hell, like a furnace, like an oven, nutrition, overheated, overwarm, pan-broiling, parching, piping hot, poaching, red-hot, roasting, sauteing, scalding, scorching, searing, seething, shirring, simmering, sizzling, sizzling hot, smoking hot, steeping, stewing, sudorific, sweating, sweaty, sweltering, sweltry, toasting, torrid, white-hot
Dictionary Results for baking:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
baking
    adj 1: as hot as if in an oven [syn: baking, baking hot]
    n 1: making bread or cake or pastry etc.
    2: cooking by dry heat in an oven

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Baking \Bak"ing\, n.
   1. The act or process of cooking in an oven, or of drying and
      hardening by heat or cold.
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   2. The quantity baked at once; a batch; as, a baking of
      bread.
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   Baking powder, a substitute for yeast, usually consisting
      of an acid, a carbonate, and a little farinaceous matter.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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. baka, Dan. bage, Gr. fw`gein
   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.
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   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.
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   2. To dry or harden (anything) by subjecting to heat, as, to
      bake bricks; the sun bakes the ground.
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   3. To harden by cold.
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            The earth . . . is baked with frost.  --Shak.
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            They bake their sides upon the cold, hard stone.
                                                  --Spenser.
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