cooking

[koo k-ing]
adjective
  1. used in preparing foods: a cooking utensil.
  2. fit to eat when cooked (distinguished from eating): cooking apples.

Origin of cooking

First recorded in 1635–45; cook1 + -ing1, -ing2
Related formsself-cook·ing, adjective
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