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BAKING

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 230 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BAKING, the action of the verb " to bake," a word, in various forms, common to Teutonic languages (cf..Ger. backers), meaning to cook by dry heat. ." Baking " is thus primarily applied to the process of preparing bread, and is also applied to the hardening by heat or " firing of pottery, earthenware or bricks. (See BREAD; CERAMICS and BRICK.)
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