"baking" in the noun sense
making bread or cake or pastry etc.
cooking by dry heat in an oven
"baking" in the verb sense
cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
"bake the potatoes"
prepare with dry heat in an oven
"bake a cake"
3. broil, bake
heat by a natural force
"The sun broils the valley in the summer"
4. bake, broil
be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun
"The town was broiling in the sun"
"the tourists were baking in the heat"
"baking" in the adjective sense
1. baking, baking hot
as hot as if in an oven
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License