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cooking

[ kook-ing ]
/ ˈkʊk ɪŋ /
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noun
the act of a person or thing that cooks.
the art or practice of preparing food; cookery.
adjective
used in preparing foods: a cooking utensil.
fit to eat when cooked (distinguished from eating): cooking apples.
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Origin of cooking

First recorded in 1635–45; cook1 + -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM cooking

self-cooking, adjective
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