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Definition of "wok" []

  • A metal pan having a rounded bottom, used especially for frying and steaming in Asian cooking. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wok" in a sentence
  • ""_Yawk, yawk -- wok, wok, wok, wok, wok_," rang out close behind us, and we both fired simultaneously at a faint gleam of what seemed to be yellow light as it flitted through the glade, running forward to get beyond the smoke in the hope that we might have hit it."
  • "The wok is much hotter than the hottest oven is going to be."
  • "But if you look at the Chinese form of cooking, cooking that's done in the wok is done on a very rapid process."