Definition of heatproof in US English:



  • Able to resist great heat.

    ‘a heavy heatproof casserole’
    • ‘Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl suspended over a saucepan of barely simmering water.’
    • ‘Heat half the butter in a 30 cm frying pan with a heatproof handle.’
    • ‘To make the dressing, combine all ingredients except oil in a heatproof bowl.’
    • ‘Using a heatproof spatula, put them on a plate and cook the remaining slices in the same way.’
    • ‘Combine the apricots and the baking soda in a heatproof bowl.’
    • ‘Arrange three roasted figs on a heatproof plate and drizzle the tops with roasted fig juice.’
    • ‘Put the kipper fillets in a jug or heatproof bowl and pour a kettle of boiling water over them.’
    • ‘Place in a heatproof cooking bag and add the port, veal stock, onion, and cinnamon sticks.’
    • ‘So you'd better be heatproof or just plain quick if you're collecting data from the surface of this forsaken place.’
    • ‘The cloak was cool, but that didn't mean it was heatproof.’
    • ‘Using a wooden spoon or heatproof spatula, scrape off any mushroom bits that have stuck.’
    • ‘Tip the layer of oil from the roasting tin into a heatproof jug - you can use it for roasting potatoes another day.’
    • ‘Put the herbs and milk into a small heatproof pan and heat almost to boiling.’
    • ‘They are wax-based, so they are naturally more water-resistant and heatproof.’
    • ‘Drain this off two or three times into a heatproof bowl, basting the fat over the breasts at the same time.’
    • ‘Place in a heatproof casserole dish; add about quarter-inch water.’
    • ‘Mix half the liquid ingredients together and spoon over a heatproof plate that will take the whole fish and fit in a large steamer.’
    • ‘Place on a heatproof plate in the bottom of a large saucepan.’
    • ‘Heat the oil in a large heatproof casserole pan and fry the sausage until browned.’
    • ‘Wash jars and lids in a dishwasher and while still hot put on a heatproof tray into an oven at 120C for 15-20 minutes.’
    preservative, protecting, safeguarding, shielding, defensive, safety, precautionary, preventive, preventative, covering
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