Pronunciation: (stōv'top"), [key]
the upper surface of a stove, esp. the area used for cooking: a stovetop cluttered with unwashed pots and pans.
pertaining to or suitable for use or preparation on the top of a cooking stove: stovetop meals; stovetop utensils.
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