Please take a look at the following two images:
In India, it's customary to refer to the thing in the first image as a "gas stove" and the second as a"cooking range" or "hob." Is it the same in American homes?
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According to OxfordLearnersDictionary; stove:
(especially North American English) (British English also cooker) (North American English also range) a large piece of equipment for cooking food, containing an oven and gas or electric rings on top. - She put a pan of water on the stove.
(North American English, British English) Most people don't want to spend hours slaving over a hot stove(= cooking).
(North American English) : stove.
stove with spaces for cooking a number of things at the same time.
- Cook the meat on a low heat on top of the range.
Here's my take on first photo. I think it could be considered a gas hot plate.
The second photo is, as previous posters stated, a gas stove or range.
And now I correct myself with the link below