Definition of 'ajar'
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Turn offthe oven and put the cheesecake back in with the door ajar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We always left the door slightly ajar for them. The Sun (2012)Its door was ajar and light on. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The giant wooden door of the imposing church in the square is still slightly ajar. The Sun (2008)Turn the heat off and leave the chicken in the oven with the door ajar to keep it warm. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This could be done for eight hours overnight in a very low oven with the door left slightly ajar. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Turn the oven off and leave the cheesecake inside with the door slightly ajar for an hour to cool slowly. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Leave with door ajar to cool. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The door should be slightly ajar. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)Sprinkle with sea salt and keep warm in a low oven with the door left slightly ajar while you fry the rest. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Turn the oven off, set the door ajar and leave the meringues overnight to dry out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Turn off the oven and leave the door ajar for a further 10 minutes before serving. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Turn off oven and leave chicken for 15 min with door ajar. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Or you can go in the cubicles, but leave the door ajar to avoid suspicion. Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)The message is clear - the door is still ajar. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The lid had come slightly ajar; the bird was straining at the gap. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)Turn off the oven and leave the door ajar for 15 minutes to rest the meat before serving. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I came home to find my door ajar and a gaping hole where my laptop used to be. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Walking home, he spotted his victim's door ajar. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The thing most to be feared was that the room would be empty of Deronda, for the door was ajar. Daniel Deronda (1876)I had that door... not open, but ajar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you route the mains cable under the car and up into the engine bay, you won't need to leave the bonnet ajar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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