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kisahawklin ([personal profile] kisahawklin) wrote in [community profile] 15_minute_ficlets2014-10-12 01:23 pm

Prompt #207

If you wish to do this as a spontaneous exercise, don't look at the word until you're ready to write (I recommend having Write or Die open in another tab). If you're going to mull over the word and write later, peek away.

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Today's word is: bake

bake [beyk]

verb (used with object), baked, baking.
1. to cook by dry heat in an oven or on heated metal or stones.
2. to harden by heat: to bake pottery in a kiln.
3. to dry by, or subject to heat: The sun baked the land.

verb (used without object), baked, baking.
4. to bake bread, a casserole, etc.
5. to become baked: The cake will bake in about half an hour.
6. to be subjected to heat: The lizard baked on the hot rocks.

noun
7. a social occasion at which the chief food is baked.
8. Scot. cracker

Verb phrases
9. bake in /into,
...a. Computers. to incorporate (a feature) as part of a system or piece of software or hardware while it is still in development: The location-tracking service is baked in the new app; security features come baked into the operating system.
...b. to include as an inseparable or permanent part: Baked into the price of the product is the cost of advertising.

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