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cooks, 3rd person singular present; cooked, past participle; cooking, present participle; cooked, past tense;
  1. Prepare (food, a dish, or a meal) by combining and heating the ingredients in various ways
    • - shall I cook dinner tonight?
    • - I told you I could cook
    • - a cooked breakfast
  2. (of food) Be heated so that the condition required for eating is reached
    • - while the rice is cooking, add the saffron to the stock
  3. Heat food and cause it to thicken and reduce in volume
    • - cooking down the chutney can take up to 45 minutes
  4. (of food being cooked) Be reduced in volume in this way

  5. Be happening or planned
    • - what's cooking on the alternative fuels front?
  6. Alter dishonestly; falsify
    • - a narcotics team who cooked the evidence
  7. Be in an inescapably bad situation
    • - if I can't talk to him, I'm cooked
  8. Perform or proceed vigorously or well
    • - the band used to get up on the bandstand and really cook
  1. A person who prepares and cooks food, esp. as a job or in a specified way
    • - a short order cook
    • - I'm a good cook

  1. someone who cooks food
  2. prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn't cook"
  3. English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
  4. prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
  5. transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
  6. fudge: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
  7. Cook (dates unknown) was an English professional cricketer from Brentford who played in major matches for Middlesex during the 1730s. He was "reckoned one of the best bowlers in England".Buckley, p.10.
  8. Cook is a lunar crater that lies in the western part of the Mare Fecunditatis, just to the southeast of the prominent crater Colombo. To the southwest is Monge.
  9. USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) is an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy.
  10. Dr. Frederick Albert Cook (June 10, 1865 - August 5, 1940) was an American explorer and physician, noted for his claim of having reached the North Pole on April 21, 1908, a year before Robert Peary claimed to, April 6, 1909.
  11. Cook is a Drum and Bass EP by Alec Empire, released under the pseudonym DJ Mowgly on Digital Hardcore Recordings as part of an elaborate inside joke on record label.
  12. A cook is a person who prepares food for consumption. In Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Canada this profession requires government approval (examination after three years apprenticeship). The profession requires profound knowledge concerning nutrition. ...
  13. An English occupational surname for a cook, or a seller of cooked food
  14. (cooked) Of food, that has been prepared by cooking; Corrupted by conversion through a text format, requiring uncooking to be properly listenable; (of accounting records, intelligence) partially or wholly fabricated, falsified
  15. (cooked) A typical taste of an instant coffee treated at too high a temperature.
  16. (cooked) Refers to wine heat damaged during transportation or storage.
  17. (Cooked) A step in the making of hard cheese, during which the curd is heated to reduce the amount of moisture (whey)
  18. (Cooked) Heavy, pruney flavor; also said of wines from very hot growing regions or wines that are overripe.
  19. (cooked) A wine that has been damaged by exposure to heat. See baked.
  20. (Cooked) A board that has been skated to annihilation.
  21. (Cooked) A feeling that the fermentation was too hot and the wine ended up being "stewed", with high alcohol and lacking balance.
  22. (Cooked) A heavy flavor suggestive of prunes.
  23. (Cooked) A heavy, often caramel-like smell and taste, sometimes due to heating the juice before vinification. The term is also used to describe the prune-like flavor of a wine made from excessively ripe grapes grown in an unusually hot summer.
  24. (Cooked) A term similar to "bake" where the fruit flavors of the wine seemed like they have been cooked, baked or stewed. It may also indicate that grape concentrate was adding to the must during fermentation.
  25. (Cooked) Cheese that has a flavor or aroma of overheated milk, a characteristic of overpASTEURiZED milk.