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Default built in or built under single oven?

David Hansen wrote:
On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 00:44:06 -0800 (PST) someone who may be benpost
wrote this:-

i'm confused by the terms above.

Built under goes under a worktop. Built in may be the same, but is
more general as what it is built into doesn't need to be under the

I'd go further and say that conventionally "built under" normally refers
to an oven/fridge/dishwasher etc which stands on the floor beneath a
worktop, in between two units; whereas "built in" refers to an oven
(usually) which is installed *within* a unit/housing.

Suppliers often don't get it though (eg on some of the online outlets
where you can search for appliances by category like "stainless steel"
"built-in" "built-under" etc frequently seem to get the terms muddled...