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preheat

pre·heat

preheat

 
pronunciation:
pri hit
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: preheated, preheating, preheats
definition: to heat before using or processing.
Preheat the griddle before making the pancakes.The glass was preheated and then shaped.
Word Parts
The word preheat contains the following part:
pre- Latin prefix that means before
synonyms:
pro-2, ante-
antonyms:
post-