Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In progress, happening.
  • n. The process of preparing food by using heat.
  • n. The process of preparing food.
  • n. The result of that process, a meal.
  • n. The style or genre of food preparation; cookery.
  • v. Present participle of cook.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared; cookery.
  • n. the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

Etymologies

From cook +‎ -ing. The noun and adjective follow from the verb. (Wiktionary)

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