Meaning of COOKING in English

COOKING

/kook"ing/ , n.

1. the act of a person or thing that cooks.

2. the art or practice of preparing food; cookery.

adj.

3. used in preparing foods: a cooking utensil.

4. fit to eat when cooked (distinguished from eating ): cooking apples.

[ 1635-45; COOK 1 + -ING 1 , -ING 2 ]

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