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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cook, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cooked p. pr & vb. n. Cooking.]
 1. To prepare, as food, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc.; to make suitable for eating, by the agency of fire or heat.
 2. To concoct or prepare; hence, to tamper with or alter; to garble; -- often with up; as, to cook up a story; to cook an account. [Colloq.]
    They all of them receive the same advices from abroad, and very often in the same words; but their way of cooking it is so different.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of preparing something (as food) by the application
          of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed
          who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation
          of meals to his wife" [syn: cookery, preparation]