ovenproof [uv′ən pro̵̅o̅f′]
The definition of ovenproof is cookware or materials that are heat resistant and that can be used in an oven without cracking or shattering.adjective
A Pyrex dish that you can put in an oven is an example of an ovenproof baking dish.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
able to withstand the high temperatures of an oven without breaking, burning, melting, etc.: an ovenproof baking pan
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Capable of resisting the heat produced in a kitchen oven: an ovenproof casserole dish.