Heat-resistant dishes, as of glass or pottery, used for baking and serving food.(noun)
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Use "ovenware" in a sentence
"Who's complaining when it's next to the Le Creuset ovenware?"
"Bisphenol A-based polycarbonate is used as a plastic coating for children's teeth to prevent cavities, as a coating in metal cans to prevent the metal from contact with food contents, as the plastic in food containers, refrigerator shelving, baby bottles, water bottles, returnable containers for juice, milk and water, micro-wave ovenware and eating utensils."
"Glass such as Pyrex (used for test-tubes and ovenware) is usually based on boro-silicates or alumino-silicates, which withstand heating better and typically have a higher glass transition temperature."