verb (used with object), baked, bak·ing.
verb (used without object), baked, bak·ing.
- Computers. to incorporate (a feature) as part of a system or piece of software or hardware while it is still in development: The location-tracking service is baked in the new app. Security features come baked into the operating system.
- to include as an inseparable or permanent part: Baked into the price of the product is the cost of advertising.
Origin of bake
Examples from the Web for baked
As the fighting raged we sat and baked in the sun waiting to be brought closer.Are American Troops Already Fighting on the Front Lines in Iraq?|Ford Sypher|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A spokeswoman adds that, in the baked flesh, it looks more like a lobster tail.
Lakeside in Texas, baked by the heat, Louganis described how Red Bull got him to lend his credibility to the competition.The World Series of Cliff Diving Takes Itself Very Seriously|Hampton Stevens|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the time we got to the place on the hill, the sun had baked one side of the dog's coat so hot you could hardly touch him.
And no matter what else a person eats, it is de rigueur to get an order of baked macaroni and cheese on the side.
It was a quadrangular pyramid of baked brick, a stadium in height, and each of the sides a stadium in length.
The woman went into the kitchen and baked the waffles; but when she came back to him again he was dead.The Swedish Fairy Book|Various
M. Charvet more than once presented us with one of those pretty round loaves, which he kneaded and baked himself.Six Women and the Invasion|Gabrielle Yerta
Run a teaspoon handle into the middle of it; if it comes out clean it is baked sufficiently.The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)|Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Several days before Christmas, the whole farmhouse was scrubbed and cleaned, while bread was baked and ale brewed.Our Little Finnish Cousin|Clara Vostrovsky Winlow
Word Origin for bake
Old English bacan "to bake," from Proto-Germanic *bakanan (cf. Old Norse baka, Middle Dutch backen, Old High German bahhan, German backen), from PIE *bheg- "to warm, roast, bake" (cf. Greek phogein "to roast"), from root *bhe- "to warm" (see bath). Related: Baked (Middle English had baken); baking. Baked beans attested by 1803.
"social gathering at which baked food is served," 1846, American English, from bake (v.).