Cooking definition

Present participle of cook.
verb
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(by extension) The process of preparing food.
noun
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(by extension) The result of that process, a meal.
noun
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(informal) In progress, happening.

The project took a few days to gain momentum, but by the end of the week, things were really cooking.

adjective
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The process of preparing food by using heat.
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The style or genre of food preparation; cookery.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cooking
Plural:
cookings

Origin of cooking

  • From cook +‎ -ing. The noun and adjective follow from the verb.

    From Wiktionary