Hearth vs. Oven

Hearth vs. Oven — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Hearth and Oven

Hearthnoun

The floor of a fireplace, usually extending into a room and paved with brick, flagstone, or cement.

Ovennoun

A chamber or enclosed compartment for heating, baking, or roasting food, as in a stove, or for firing, baking, hardening, or drying objects, as in a kiln.

Hearthnoun

A fireplace

a blazing fire in the hearth.

Ovennoun

A chamber used for baking or heating.

Hearthnoun

Family life; the home.

Ovennoun

kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting

Hearthnoun

The lowest part of a blast furnace or cupola, from which the molten metal flows.

Hearthnoun

The bottom of a reverberatory furnace, where ore is exposed to the flame.

Hearthnoun

The fireplace or brazier of a blacksmith's forge.

Hearthnoun

A brick, stone or cement floor to a fireplace or oven.

Hearthnoun

An open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire may be built.

Hearthnoun

The lowest part of a metallurgical furnace.

Hearthnoun

A brazier, chafing dish, or firebox.

Hearthnoun

(figurative) Home or family life.

Hearthnoun

(paganism) A household or group following the modern pagan faith of Heathenry.

Hearthnoun

an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built;

the fireplace was so large you could walk inside ithe laid a fire in the hearth and lit itthe hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires

Hearthnoun

home symbolized as a part of the fireplace;

driven from hearth and homefighting in defense of their firesides

Hearthnoun

an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room);

they sat on the hearth and warmed themselves before the fire