Definition of Roasting

1. Noun. Cooking (meat) by dry heat in an oven (usually with fat added). "The slow roasting took several hours"

Generic synonyms: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Specialized synonyms: Barbecuing
Terms within: Basting
Derivative terms: Roast



Definition of Roasting

1. Verb. (present participle of roast) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roasting

1. roast [v] - See also: roast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roasting

roast beefs
roast dinner
roast dinners
roast lamb
roast pork
roast veal
roastable
roastbeef
roastbeefs
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roaster
roasteries
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roasties
roasting (current term)
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roate
roated
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roating
roave
roaved
roaves
roaving

Literary usage of Roasting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. All about Coffee by William Harrison Ukers (1922)
"CHAPTER XXV FACTORY PREPARATION OF ROASTED COFFEE Coffee roasting as a business— Wholesale coffee-roasting machinery — Separating, milling, and mixing or ..."

2. The Metallurgy of the Common Metals, Gold, Silver, Iron (and Steel), Copper by Leonard Strong Austin (1921)
"CHAPTER IX roasting By roasting we mean the preliminary treatment of ores by ... We may classify these operations into: (1) Calcination or kiln roasting; ..."

3. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1898)
"For the complete roasting of 100 tons of ore 490 cubic feet of cord wood and ... roasting in stalls, like heap roasting, is only occasionally resorted to ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1908)
"These results are submitted because I have seen no description of the application of pot-roasting to the treatment of a copper- concentrate. ..."

5. Report of the Royal Ontario Nickel Commission: With Appendix by Ontario Royal Nickel Commission, George Thomas Holloway (1917)
"roasting In Norway, roast heap practice has been entirely abandoned, ... This company has about 250000 tons of ore roasting on its heaps at one time, ..."

6. Lead and Zinc in the United States: Comprising an Economic History of the by Walter Renton Ingalls (1908)
"Brueckner cylinders are also employed, but most of the other forms of mechanical furnaces are inefficient, because of the stickiness of lead ore in roasting ..."

7. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1898)
"CONCENTRATION OF POOR MATTE This consists in an oxidising roasting, followed by a ... The roasting must be conducted so that in the subsequent reduction the ..."

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