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Meaning of cook

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: someone who cooks food
      2: English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for
         Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
         [syn: {Cook}, {James Cook}, {Captain Cook}, {Captain James
      v 1: prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn't cook"
      2: prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner,
         please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for
         the guests, please" [syn: {cook}, {fix}, {ready}, {make},
      3: transform and make suitable for consumption by heating;
         "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
      4: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures";
         "cook the books"; "falsify the data" [syn: {fudge},
         {manipulate}, {fake}, {falsify}, {cook}, {wangle},
      5: transform by heating; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal
         mixture in a big iron kettle"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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