Find definitions of appliance-related terminology, along with Jenn-Air specific terms.

2-Point Drive System

Feature of compactors that helps avoid jams from uneven loading.

2-Position Fold-Away™ Tines

A row of tines in dishwasher racks that can be adjusted to two positions to make room for various-sized dishes.

2-Position Racks

The two warming drawer racks will fit from front to back or side to side.

2-Speed MultiMode® Convection System

The convection system, found on select ovens and ranges, featuring two fan speeds and three radiant elements that combine to create multiple convection cooking modes.

4.3-Inch Full Color Menu-Driven LCD Display

A full color LCD display with light-assisted menu-driven controls that guides you through each selection, making it easy to get the most out of all of the oven’s functions.

5-Level Built-In Exterior Exhaust System

An exhaust system on over-the-range microwave ovens that includes multiple fan speed settings and three different venting options.

7-Inch Full Color Touch-Anywhere LCD Display

A wall oven display that you can touch anywhere to precisely access and organize options on each screen. The display innovatively presents information relative to your choices, making it easy to get the most out of all of the oven’s functions.

14-Inch Rise

A measurement of how far the telescoping downdraft ventilation system extends above the cooking surface to effectively capture smoke, steam and odors.

40 dBA Quiet System

A combination of sound insulation components as well as the dishwasher’s TriFecta™ wash system and variable-speed motor.

72-Inch Cabinet Depth Design

Three inches taller than a traditional 69-inch refrigerator, the extra height fills the gap usually left at the top when installed under standard cabinetry. The depth of the refrigerator cabinet enables it to align closely with kitchen cabinetry for a built-in look.

400 CFM Dual High Performance Blower

A dual centrifugal blower motor design that allows a ventilation system to operate at up to 400 CFM to meet the demand of high-output gas burners over 15,000 BTUs.

600 CFM High-Performance Blower

A single centrifugal blower motor design that allows a ventilation system to operate at up to 600 CFM to quickly remove smoke, steam and odors.

1,150 CFM Dual High-Performance Blower

A dual centrifugal blower motor design that allows a ventilation system to operate at up to 1,150 CFM to meet the demand of high-output gas burners over 15,000 BTUs.

1,200 CFM Dual High-Performance Blower

A dual centrifugal blower motor design that allows a ventilation system to operate at up to 1,200 CFM to meet the demand of high-output gas burners over 20,000 BTUs.

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Adjustable Elegance Shelving

Redesigned shelves found on our fully integrated built-in refrigerators have brushed aluminum brackets and ladders that allow more light to fill the interior, making food and beverages easy to see and find from top to bottom.

Adjustable Levelers

Independent, front-adjustable levelers make refrigerator installation quick and easy.

Adjustable Temperature Control

Adjustable temperature control allows the refrigerator’s internal temperature to be adjusted to maintain the proper storage conditions. On under counter appliances, its location on the base grille allows the internal temperatures to be adjusted without opening the door and letting cold air out.

Advanced Climate Control Drawer(s)

Dedicated refrigerator storage drawer with electronic control, which provides precise, independent temperature control for sensitive foods.

Articulating Vent

A vent that opens to a 45° angle when turned on and remains closed when turned off.

Auto Convection Conversion

Automatically converts conventional cook time and/or temperature from any recipe to the appropriate convection settings, taking the guesswork out of convection cooking for consistent, effortless results.

Auto Defrost

Simplifies the defrosting process by automatically setting the defrosting time and power levels based on type and weight of food.

Auto Non-Sensored Microwave Cooking

Selectable microwave oven categories that include foods with preprogrammed cook times and power levels.

Auto On Feature

In ventilation, protects against high temperatures by increasing the fan speed to its maximum setting when excessive amounts of heat are detected. When the temperature subsides, the fan returns to the previously selected speed (or off).

Auto Sensor Microwave Cooking/Reheat

An internal sensor in the microwave oven detects humidity coming from the food and programs the remaining cooking time.

Auto Sensor Steam Cook

A cooking cycle that uses a sensor to provide precise steaming based on the food type selected.

Automatic Adaptive Defrost

An energy-saving feature that automatically detects frost buildup and switches to defrost only when necessary.

Automatic Ice Maker

Automatic ice maker provides a continual supply of fresh, filtered ice. Select models include a bin and ice scoop for added convenience.

Automatic Interior Light

The interior light comes on any time the refrigerator door is opened. The on/off switch is located beside the temperature control knob on the base grille.

Automatic Pre-Emptive Defrost

This defrosting method monitors and remembers usage patterns for the refrigerator and performs the defrost function prior to heavy usage. It is highly energy efficient and helps protect against damaging temperature extremes.

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Backlit Controls

Illuminated controls that show at a glance that a cooking element is on.


An upright surface that installs on the back of a rangetop or range and protects the wall behind it.

Bag Retainer Buttons

Located on each side of the compactor bin, the retainer buttons hold the compactor bag in position.

Beverage Chiller™ Compartment

A door compartment on select Jenn-Air® French door refrigerators that helps preserve freshness by keeping frequently accessed beverages at a temperature up to four degrees colder than the rest of the refrigerator.

Bottom-Freezer Refrigerator

A style of refrigerator where the freezer compartment is on the bottom and the refrigerator compartment is on the top.

Bread Proofing Function

A warming drawer function that activates yeast and allows it to rise at a low temperature.

Broil Reflector

A reflective metal plate that enhances broiling results.


British thermal unit. A measurement of the amount of heat needed to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. Higher BTU burners reach higher temperatures.

Built-In or Freestanding Installation

Designed for built-in or freestanding refrigerator installation to accommodate an existing space or work with the layout of a room.

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Cabinet Depth Design

The depth of the refrigerator cabinet enables it to align closely with kitchen cabinetry for a built-in look.

Ceran®/Ceran Suprema® Glass-Ceramic Surface

A smooth and stylish electric cooking surface found on many Jenn-Air® cooktops and ranges.


Cubic feet per minute. The higher the CFM rating, the more air movement the ventilation hood offers and the quicker it cleans smoke, grease and odors out of the air.

Charcoal Filter

A type of filter used in recirculating ventilation applications that helps remove smoke, grease and odors before air returns to the kitchen.

Chimney Cover

A metal covering for exposed ductwork. Used for vents where no cabinet exists between the hood and ceiling.

Chimney Extension Kit

Provides the ability to install a vent hood in areas with high ceilings while maintaining the recommended distance above the cooking surface to ensure efficient ventilation.

China/Crystal Cycle

A dishwasher wash cycle that repeatedly pauses the wash action during the cycle to clean lightly soiled china and crystal.

Combination Microwave/Wall Oven

An oven configuration with a microwave oven installed above a full-size wall oven.

Common Cutout

Single and double ovens that fit into nearly all competitors’ existing cutouts.

Compaction Ratio

Models feature an option having a 5:1 or 4:1 compaction ratio that reduces trash volume up to 80% by keeping the ram at the bottom of the compactor to maintain pressure on the contents.

Compress Option

A selectable option that constantly keeps the ram at the bottom of the compactor using 2,300 pounds of pressure to maintain pressure on the trash, thereby reducing trash volume.

Continuous Grates

Grates that span the entire cooking surface, making it easy to slide cookware across burners without lifting.

Control Lock Option

A selectable option that disables the dishwasher’s control functions to prevent unintended operation.

Control Lockout

A selectable control that helps prevent unintended use and makes it easier to clean the cooking appliance control panel.

Control Setup Options

Options that provide customization of cooking appliance sounds and displays.

Controls with LCD Display

Easy-to-use cooking controls that provide feedback through a white LCD display.


A method of cooking in a gas or electric oven where a fan continuously circulates heated air to cook food faster and more evenly.

Convection Rack

A microwave oven rack that allows air circulation during convection cooking cycles.

Convertible to LP

Rangetops, cooktops and ranges are manufactured for use with natural gas. However, they may be converted for use with LP.

Cook & Hold Option

Automatically adjusts the temperature to a Keep Warm™ setting for one hour after the preset cooking time has expired.

Cook & Warm Element

An element that reduces to an ultra-low, 35-watt setting for holding delicate sauces and keeping cooked food warm.

Coordinating Panel Kits

To complete a custom overlay design on fully integrated and flush refrigerators, Jenn-Air offers panel kits, sold separately. The kits are available in designs that match other Jenn-Air® appliances.

Crisp Option with Browning Pan

A microwave oven function that uses the browning pan, broil element and microwave energy to crisp and brown foods.

Crisper Drawer(s)

Removable refrigerator drawer helps maintain crispness of fruits and vegetables and is easily accessible.

Custom Overlay Design

Custom overlay panel-ready appliances are delivered without panel(s) and handle(s), which must be ordered separately.

CustomClean™ Self-Cleaning with Adjustable Levels and Automatic Lock

Feature that allows a wall oven or range to match the cleaning level to the amount of soil buildup in the oven for more efficient use of the self-clean cycle.

CustomControl Dual-Choice™ Element

An electric cooking element that offers two element sizes in one position. This element uses an electronic sensor to constantly monitor and adjust heat output for precise and consistent temperature control.

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Delay Fan Feature

A feature that turns the ventilation fan off automatically after 10 minutes.

Delay Start Option

Delay Start option allows postponing the start of the dishwasher wash cycle.

Delay-Start Cooking & Cleaning

A function that sets the oven to turn on at a certain time of day to run a cooking or self-cleaning cycle.

Dishwasher-Safe Filters

Available in stainless steel or aluminum, these filters remove smoke, grease and odors from the air as they are drawn through the hood. To help protect surrounding countertops and ceilings, we recommend that they be removed and cleaned in the dishwasher approximately every 30 days or when the clean grease filter indicator light is on.

Door-Mounted Ice Dispenser with Removable Bin

A removable ice bin, located in the freezer door, makes it easy to access ice. The bin is designed with a handle and flat base to accommodate serving.

Double Oven Range

With a large main oven and a smaller secondary oven, a double oven range delivers the flexibility needed to cook dishes at different temperatures simultaneously and helps with staging meals.

Downdraft Ventilation System

Developed and refined by Jenn-Air, a downdraft ventilation system utilizes proximity ventilation to capture smoke, steam and odors at the cooking surface, whisking them down and out before they can escape into the kitchen.

Drawer Design

A microwave oven that installs directly into under counter cabinetry, an ideal option for open kitchen designs and islands.

Drop-Down Side Door

Compactors can be accessed by a latch from the side to allow for easy operation and cleanup.

Dual Wattage Heating Element

A dedicated heating element that ensures superior drying results by transferring heat to the interior of the standard dishwasher.

Dual Zone Induction Element

An induction heating element that offers two element sizes in one position, providing the use of a single element for different cookware sizes.

DualZone System

Adjustable controls allow wines with varying temperature needs to be stored in one central location.

Dual-Choice™ Element

An electric element that features two element sizes in one position for greater cooking flexibility.

Dual-Choice™ Oval Element

In cooking appliances, an electric element that combines a round element, ideal for small standard pans and skillets, with an oval element that more closely matches the size and shape of longer gourmet pans and skillets.

Dual-Fan MultiMode® True Convection System

A system that consists of a 2,800-watt (1,200 watts on gas ranges) oval heating element and two round fans that generate even air flow throughout the oven cavity, combining to create six different convection cooking modes.

Dual-Fuel Range

Combines the precise control of a gas cooking surface with an electric oven.

Dual-Speed Reverse Air Flow Fan

A fan that adjusts to a lower speed when the oven begins to cool for quieter operation.

Duct-Free Filter

Filter included with the duct-free ventilation kit that captures smoke, grease and moisture and allows air to travel through the filter without a loss of air efficiency. The filter also has a replacement indicator.

Duct-Free Kit

A ventilation kit that allows JX3™ downdraft cooktops to be installed in any home, ideal for a high-rise or condominium.

Duct-Free Ventilation

A ventilation solution that does not require running ductwork for kitchens with installation restrictions or ducting limitations.

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Electronic Controls with LED Display

External controls that make it easy to independently adjust and verify refrigerator temperatures. The controls include intuitive performance features such as Max Cold and Sabbath Mode.

Electronic Ice and Water Dispenser with LCD Display

The refrigerator dispenser features a sleek, monochromatic design and a QuickMeasure function which displays the amount of water dispensed in ounces, cups or liters.

Electronic Ignition

A method of ignition in which the gas is ignited at the burner port by an electric spark.

Electronic Touch Controls with Scrolling Display

Electronic touch controls with scrolling VFD (vacuum fluorescent display) guides you through cooking options with step-by-step instructions.

Energy Saver Grill Assembly with DuraCoat™ Liner Pan

The grill element features independent temperature control for the front and rear sections. It is possible to use only half the grill or prepare foods at different temperatures on each half.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified: Dishwashers

Jenn-Air® dishwashers meet ENERGY STAR® requirements by exceeding minimum federal energy standards by at least 10%.ENERGY STAR® is a U.S. registered mark.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified: Refrigerators

Jenn-Air® refrigerators that meet ENERGY STAR® requirements exceed minimum federal energy standards by 20%. ENERGY STAR® is a U.S. registered mark.

E-ven Heat™ Grill Assembly

A grill assembly featuring an “E”-shaped burner that delivers even heat across the entire grill surface.

EvenThree™ Burner

A gas burner that features two burner rings, utilizing three easy-to-use settings in a single position for excellent cooking control and flexibility.

Excalibur® Nonstick Grill Grate Finish

A finish on Jenn-Air® grill grates that produces superior release capabilities through a four-step manufacturing process. It keeps food from sticking to the grill, making grilling and cleanup easy.

ExpressFill™ Function

A one-button function on select models that allows simultaneous dispensing of ice and water and is ideal for containers with narrow openings.

Extendable Roller Rack with Handle

An oven rack that features an easy-grip handle and ball-bearing rollers for smooth extension.

Exterior Venting

Ductwork in the ventilation system that extends through an outer wall or the roof of a home.

Extra-Large Panaview™ Oven Window

A window that provides a large viewing area, allowing observation of all three racks with the oven door closed.

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Fan Speed Settings

Adjustable ventilation system controls that allow the motor to operate at a level that will optimize performance and energy efficiency.

Fan with Charcoal Filter

Part of the advanced odor management system, a fan circulates air throughout the compactor and activates a charcoal filter to reduce unwanted odors.

Favorite Settings Option

A feature on select ranges that stores the cooking mode, cook time and temperature for up to 10 recipes.

Filter Status Display

Indicates when a ventilation filter should be cleaned or replaced.

Filterless, Self-Clean Model

A self-cleaning process in ventilation hoods that requires a grease-cutting spray detergent be applied onto the blades while they are running.

Fixed Display Rack

A stationary bottom rack that is angled upward slightly, allowing six select wines to be prominently displayed.

Flame-Sensing™ Re-ignition

Automatically detects if a burner’s flames are blown out by a sudden draft and re-ignites them.

Flush-to-Cabinet Design

Appliances that install flush with surrounding cabinets for seamless integration into the kitchen.

Food Warming Lamps

Lamps used to keep food warm after it is cooked.

French Door Refrigerator

A style of refrigerator where the freezer compartment is on the bottom and the refrigerator compartment has two doors that open side by side.

Full and Center Broil Settings

Full and center settings deliver intense, concentrated broiling for large or small quantities.

Full-Extension Drawer with Roller Glides

Ball-bearing rollers allow the warming drawer to smoothly extend as far as the depth of the drawer.

Fully Integrated and Flush Design

A refrigerator design that blends seamlessly with adjacent cabinetry, creating an integrated appearance. Fully integrated means there are no hinges or trim pieces exposed, and flush means the refrigerator is even with adjacent cabinetry for an attractive appearance.

Fully Integrated Console

A dishwasher console that integrates the touch pad controls into the top of the door, creating a smooth, seamless exterior.

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Glass WideGlide™ Tray

A tray that moves back and forth to provide more even heating.

Glass-Touch Electronic Controls

Cooking controls with a glass overlay that respond to the touch and feature an LED display.

Glide-Out Drawer with SmoothClose™ Drawer Track System

A bottom-mount freezer drawer that provides smooth, easy operation—thanks to a sturdy design and precision ball bearings.

Grease Filter

Filter that removes steam, grease and odors from the kitchen air as they are drawn through the vent while helping to protect surrounding ceilings and countertops.

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Halogen Lights

Smaller than incandescent light bulbs, halogen bulbs last longer and are up to twice as energy efficient.

Halogen Work Surface Light with Timer

A work surface light that provides brighter halogen lighting, illuminating every inch of the surface below the microwave oven for improved visibility while cooking.

Heat Level Settings

Settings on induction cooktops that can be increased or decreased with the touch of a finger to achieve the precise temperatures required for different cooking methods.

Heated Dry Option

The Heated Dry option, along with the dual-watt element, is part of a complete drying system. These components help warm the air inside the dishwasher, leaving dishes dry when the cycle ends.

Heavy Wash Cycle

A dishwasher cycle that utilizes the maximum amount of water and heating time for cleaning heavily soiled pots, pans, casseroles and regular tableware.

Heavy-Duty Racks

Slide-out oven racks that provide additional heft and durability. Some feature a molded handle.

Hidden Bake Burner/Element

The bake burner/element is hidden under the oven floor, providing a smooth surface and seamless design.

High Altitude Kit

Kits for LP and natural gas accommodate fuel needs at higher altitudes.

High-Luminosity Halogen Lights

Precisely positioned lights in the oven that provide best viewing of contents.

Holiday/Rest Mode

This feature allows the door of the refrigerator or freezer to be opened or closed during the Sabbath or other religious holidays without directly turning on or off any lights, digital readouts, solenoids, fans, valves, compressor, icons, tones or alarms.

Hood Liner

A hidden ventilation system that is mounted to the inside of a custom-built vent covering that can be made of tile, wood, plaster or metal.

Hot Surface Indicator Light

Light positioned at the controls to instantly show the electric cooking surface is too hot to touch, even if all elements have been turned off.

Humidity Slide Control

A warming drawer function that seals moisture into the drawer or lets moisture escape from the drawer in order to keep hot food soft or crispy.

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Induction Technology

A cooking technology that uses electromagnetic energy to turn cookware into the heat source, providing instant heat and precise temperature control. Since the cookware becomes the heat source, the area around each element stays cool to the touch.

Infinite Burner Control Settings

Cooking surface controls allow the selection of heat outputs ranging from low to high with infinite intermediate settings.

In-Wall Installation

An appliance that may be installed in a wall with or without a trim kit.

Integrated Cubed/Crushed Ice and Water Dispenser

An external dispenser option featured on select built-in side-by-side refrigerators.

Internal Water Dispenser

A water dispenser on the inside of the refrigerator compartment.

Island Trim Piece

A trim kit that installs behind the cooking surface instead of a larger backsplash.

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Jenn-Air® Culinary Center

Function that combines inputs to calibrate the oven to cook food for precise results. Full color pictures allow a choice of options specified to selected preferences.

JX3™ Downdraft Ventilation System with 3-Speed Fan

Developed and refined by Jenn-Air, the JX3™ downdraft ventilation system uses proximity ventilation to capture smoke, steam and odors at the cooking surface with 475 CFM (electric downdraft cooktops) or 425 CFM (gas downdraft cooktops), whisking them down and out for a fresher, cleaner kitchen. The system has been designed to provide optimal cooktop performance.

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Keep Warm™ Element

A 100-watt element that keeps finished menu items warm until they are ready to be served or while other items finish cooking.

Keep Warm™ Option

A function that holds temperatures at a low setting to keep finished menu items warm until they are ready to be served or while other items finish cooking.

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LCD Dispenser Display with Touch-Activated Controls

An external dispenser display that provides the ability to independently control internal temperatures, allowing at-a-glance verification without opening the refrigerator doors. The LCD display responds to the touch, guiding you through each selection.

LED Temperature Display

The LED display provides constant feedback on each temperature zone inside the under counter unit.

Light Item Clips

Secure small or lightweight items during the dishwasher’s wash cycle.

Light-Assisted Menu-Driven Controls

Controls outside of the 4.3-inch full color menu-driven LCD display that light up or darken, depending on the relevant selections.

Light-Touch Controls with LED Bar Lighting

The dishwasher’s premium touch controls with LED light bars are intuitive and can be selected with a light touch.

Low Profile Design

A sleek, stylish design alternative that is compatible with various kitchen styles and designs. When applied to vents, this design is unobtrusive and complements any décor.

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Make-Up Air Kit

A kit that is used to recirculate and “make up” for lost air due to exhaust systems.

Max Cold/Cool

A selectable feature that keeps the refrigerator and freezer internal temperatures cool during times of excessive usage.

Memory Programming

Program consecutive cooking cycles with different times and power levels without having to stop and reprogram the microwave oven during cooking.

Menu-Driven Electronic Oven Controls

Easy-to-use menu-driven controls guide you through each selection, making it easy to get the most out of all of the oven’s functions.

Menu-Driven LCD Display

An intuitive interface that provides cooking menus for navigation similar to an ATM machine.

Microwave & Convection Combination Cooking

Maximize the benefits of cooking with a microwave oven by utilizing microwave oven and wall oven combination techniques.

Modular Design

Rangetops, cooktops and ranges with modular cooking surfaces that allow for easy customization with optional accessories or cartridges for different methods and styles of cooking.

MultiMode® Convection System with Convection Element

The convection system, found on select slide-in gas ranges, that features a convection fan to circulate heated air over, under and around food for even cooking and browning.

My Creations

A wall oven function that seamlessly combines up to three modes, selecting the time and temperature for each mode. Settings can be saved for later use or deleted when no longer needed.

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No Preheat

A selectable mode that allows baking on a single rack without preheating the oven.

Normal Wash Cycle

A dishwasher cycle that is used for loads with normal amounts of food soil. The energy-usage label is based on this cycle.

Nylon Racks with Ball-Tip Tines

Covered and angled to cradle dishware and help prevent dishes from touching each other during the wash cycle. The extra cushioning on the tip of the tine protects dishes from scratches.

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Offset Rack

A full-width oven rack that creates more space for cooking large dishes on the lower rack.

One-Hand Internal Water Dispenser with PUR® Filter

A refrigerator water dispenser that provides convenient access to fresh, filtered water and requires only one hand to operate.

One-Hour Wash Cycle

A dishwasher entertainment cycle for dishes with light soil. The number of fills is reduced, allowing the cycle to be completed in one-third the time of the Normal Wash cycle. Does not include dry time.

Open/Start Pedal

A foot pedal that allows the compactor to be opened or started by applying slight pressure on the easy-action, full-width pedal.

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Pan Size Detection

An intuitive feature on induction cooktops that uses sensors to generate energy only when appropriately sized cookware is being used.

Panel-Ready Design

Delivered with handles and/or factory-installed door trim only. Custom panels must be ordered separately.

Performance Boost Function

A function on select induction cooktop elements that, when selected, allows the temperature to exceed the maximum heat setting for up to 10 minutes.

PerimaVent™ Downdraft Ventilation System with Variable-Speed Fan

A ventilation system that draws smoke, steam and odors down from the cooktop, then through the air grill and edges of the basin pan before they can escape into the kitchen.

Perimetric Design

A modern hood design that hangs on the wall like a picture frame.

Plate Warmer Cycle

Convenient dishwasher entertainment cycle that uses warm air created by the heating element. The element pulses on and off for 35 minutes, doesn’t use water and heats or keeps plates warm prior to meal service.


Hidden beneath the air grill on a cooking surface, the plenum is the ventilation chamber where air is pulled through.

Popcorn Function

A sensored microwave oven function that determines when popcorn is finished popping.

Porcelain-on-Cast-Iron Grates

Cooking grates with a porcelain coating that withstand high temperatures.

Power Touch Open/Close

Microwave oven drawer opens and closes automatically with the touch of a button.


A high-output burner that reaches 16,000 BTUs of power when at its ultra-high setting.

Precision Dry™ Option

A selectable dishwasher option that chooses the optimum dry cycle based on the type of load washed, ensuring dry dishes at the end of the cycle. When this option is selected, the heater pulses the dual-wattage heating element on and off at appropriate intervals to ensure dry dishes at the end of the drying cycle.

Precision Dry™ Plus Option

A selectable dishwasher option that chooses the optimum dry cycle based on the type of load washed, ensuring dry dishes at the end of the cycle. This option activates a fan, and the heater pulses the dual-wattage heating element on and off at appropriate intervals to ensure dry dishes at the end of the drying cycle.

Precision Temperature Management™ System

A sensor-controlled refrigeration system that uses a single variable-speed compressor with an independent sensor in each compartment to monitor and adjust temperatures.

Proofing Option

An oven function that allows foods containing yeast to rise at a low temperature.

Pulsed Defrost

A system that helps maintain the freshness and taste of frozen foods by minimizing temperature swings in the freezer.

PUR® Ice/Water Filter

Our highest performing refrigerator water filter ever. Removes unpleasant tastes, odors, chemicals, lead and cysts in the water, providing the ice maker and water dispenser with fresh, filtered water. (The contaminants or substances reduced or removed by this water filter are not necessarily in all users’ water.)

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Quad Sensor™ Climate Control System

A refrigerator temperature control system that features four temperature sensors. The sensors work together to maintain consistent climate control for outstanding food preservation.

Quick Defrost

A selectable microwave oven option that quickly defrosts one pound of frozen food.

QuickMeasure Function

A dispenser function on select built-in side-by-side refrigerators. This function rapidly dispenses water and displays the amount of water dispensed.

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Radiant Elements

Fast-heating ribbon elements sealed underneath a glass-ceramic cooking surface.

Rapid Preheat

An oven function that shortens preheat time by 50% when using convection cooking modes with up to two oven racks.

Recirculation Kit/Recirculating Installation Option

This kit or option allows the ventilation system to pull air through a charcoal filter, eliminating impurities and returning fresh air to the kitchen.

Removable Base-Grille Water Filter

A filtration system which includes a PUR® filter located on the base grille of the refrigerator. The PUR® filter reduces impurities, providing the automatic ice maker with fresh, filtered water for fresh-tasting ice.

Reversible Door Swing

Gives you flexible installation options by allowing hinges to be installed on either side of the refrigerator door.

Reversible Motor Box

A type of vent installation where the motor box can be positioned to face the front or back of cabinets to accommodate more installation options.

Roll-Out Racks

Wine racks inside wine cellars and beverage centers roll out to provide easy access.

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Sabbath Mode

This feature allows the door of the refrigerator or freezer to be opened or closed during the Sabbath or other religious holidays without directly turning on or off any lights, digital readouts, solenoids, fans, valves, compressor, icons, tones or alarms.

Sabbath Mode with Star-K Certification

A selectable oven function that bypasses the oven’s automatic shutoff, allowing it to be used in homes that observe the Sabbath. Endorsed by STAR-K KOSHER CERTIFICATION for use on the Sabbath and other religious holidays.

Sanitize Option

A dishwasher cycle option that ensures water temperature reaches the proper temperature for sanitizing dishware.

Sealed Burners

Burners sealed into the cooking surface that prevent spills and drips from entering the burner box, making the surface easy to clean.

Sealed Crisper Drawers with Adjustable Humidity Control

Individual refrigerator storage drawers help maintain crispness of fruits and vegetables and allow adjustment of humidity levels, depending on the ingredients.

Sensor Temperature Control

A warming drawer function that monitors and regulates the interior temperature to keep it at the targeted set point.

Sensor Wash Cycle with ClearScan™ Turbidity Sensor

A dishwasher cycle that, when selected, automatically chooses the correct cycle for optimal cleaning. A turbidity sensor monitors water clarity which detects load size, and a microprocessor adjusts the cleaning cycle to match the soil level on the dishes.

Signature Convection Plate

A convection plate with vertical distribution channels that maximizes cooking performance and air movement.

Simmer Burner

A burner that produces a low output at its highest setting and has a low turn-down well suited for delicate tasks such as melting.

Slow Roast Function

A warming drawer function that cooks and roasts slowly at a low temperature and features high and low settings, resulting in flexible slow roast options.

Smart Port Burner Design

Ports on cooking surface in the burner base that are cut at an upward angle to ensure more even heat distribution.


A setting that allows the microwave oven to perform specialized cooking tasks such as softening butter or melting chocolate.


A unit of perceived loudness, where loudness is a subjective measure of sound pressure. In ventilation, one sone is roughly equivalent to the sound of a quietly running refrigerator.

Sound Silencing System

A system featuring long-life filters that optimize airflow for improved performance while bringing a new level of silence to decorative hoods.


A comprehensive four-in-one cooking system that combines the speed of microwave energy with convection and broiling to cook oven-quality meals up to three times faster than traditional cooking methods.

Speed Ice™ Option

The Speed Ice™ option is a selectable option that increases ice production during times of heavy use. When selected, the temperature in the ice machine automatically adjusts to its lowest setting.

Spill-Proof, Adjustable Glass Shelves

Clear glass shelves with raised edges help to contain spills and leaks and can be adjusted to meet individual storage needs. Select refrigerators feature adjustable shelves that slide out for convenient access.

Spill-Proof, Fixed Glass Shelf

A glass refrigerator shelf with a lip around all four sides to help contain spills that may overflow.

Stability-Enhanced Freezer Basket

An upper wire refrigerator shelf that slides out for easy access and viewing. The shelf is mounted to a glide system to provide enhanced stability and ensure easy operation.

Stacked PowerBurners

A combination of two individual burners stacked in one location on the cooking surface that delivers the power required for high-temperature cooking techniques such as wok cooking and flash frying.

Stainable Maple Rack Fronts

Maple rack fronts on under counter wine cellars and beverage centers may be stained to match surrounding cabinets.

Stainless Steel Clad Ice and Water Dispenser

An external dispenser option that integrates into the door for a sleek, aesthetically pleasing appearance. Featured on select French door refrigerators.

Stainless Steel Tall Tub

Accommodates up to 14 place settings with ample capacity and promotes better drying while fitting in the space of a standard cutout.

SteamClean Option

Steam finishing is proven to enhance cleaning of stemware for an exceptional shine based on combined soil and spot cleaning using the SteamClean and Heated Dry dishwasher options.

SuperScrub Option

A dishwasher cycle option that provides extra heat and/or wash time for hard-to-remove food soils.

SureFlame Ignition Protection

SureFlame ignition protection prevents the burner flame from being extinguished by a sudden draft.

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Temperature Probe

Allows for precise measurement of cooking temperatures for meat, poultry and liquid-based casseroles.

Temperature-Controlled Gourmet Bay™ Drawer with Self-Opening Lid

A refrigerator storage drawer with an adjustable temperature control that allows chilled air to circulate around the drawer, keeping foods stored inside cooler than the rest of the fresh food section. Helps keep contents such as deli or dairy items fresh longer and also helps protect foods from drying out due to the indirect airflow.

Temperature-Controlled Preheat

While the oven preheats, the temperature in the display will increase in one-degree increments until the oven reaches the set temperature.

Three-Stage Filtration

A filter screen and two separate filter cups keep oversized and fine food particles out of the dishwasher pump and prevent them from being recirculated onto dishware.

Timed Vent and Light Auto Off

On select vents, this programmable function allows the vent fan to run for exactly 30 minutes or to run for 30 minutes after use, then automatically turn off. The timer can also program the light to turn on and off at specified times.

Top Rack Only Option

An entertaining cycle on dishwashers that can be used to quickly wash wine glasses on the top rack between tastings.

Touch-Activated LED Controls

Controls with LED display offer a sleek look that integrates seamlessly into the cooking surface.

TriFecta™ Wash System

The powerful, quiet and energy efficient wash system that features alternating wash action, three-stage filtration, a variable-speed motor and pressurized wash arms. Found on all Jenn-Air® standard dishwashers.

Triple-Choice™ Element

Offers the option of three sizes in one position for outstanding cooking flexibility. Cookware size can be more precisely matched to the element for more efficient heating.

TriSensor™ Electronic Climate Control

A refrigerator temperature control system that features sensors in the fresh food and freezer compartments and an external ambient room temperature sensor that provides exceptional, consistent climate control.

Twin Fresh™ Climate Control System

A refrigerator temperature management system that features sequential dual evaporators to create true independent cooling systems for optimum humidity and temperature control.

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UltraGlide Upper Rack

An adjustable dishwasher rack with premium rails that allow the rack to move in and out of the channel effortlessly—even when fully loaded.

Ultra-High Output Burner

A high-output burner that reaches 15,000 or 17,000 BTUs of power when at its ultra-high setting.

Ultra-Low Output Burner

A burner that reaches a maximum power level of 5,000 BTUs and reduces to a low setting to maintain the temperature needed for delicate items.

Under Counter Installation

A single oven that can be installed under the counter without cutting into the toe kick.

UV-Resistant Thermal Glass Door

UV-resistant thermal glass door on under counter wine cellars and beverage centers filters out harmful rays, maintains set temperatures and protects wines and labels.

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V2™ Vertical Dual-Fan Convection System

The convection system on Jenn-Air® wall ovens that features a 2,800-watt bake element, a 3,600-watt broil element, two convection elements totaling 6,800 watts and two dual-speed fans to provide the best convection performance in the industry.

Variable Temperature Broil

Oven mode designed for choosing Low or High Broil, or a temperature between 300°F and 550°F to deliver more precise control.

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Warming Center Element

A 100-watt element that keeps finished menu items warm until they are ready to be served or while other items finish cooking.

Warming Drawer with Preset Temperature Settings

A drawer below the oven that can be used for warming bread and plates or to keep cooked food warm.

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