from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A device for coring apples.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A utensil for removing the core from apples and similar fruit or vegetables
- n. A device used to take core samples for analysis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which cores; an instrument for coring fruit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument for cutting the core out of fruit: as, an apple-corer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a device for removing the core from apples
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Apple corer or small knife to hollow out the core of the apple
Everyone got to choose a favorite and make a slinky apple from the hand-cranked apple corer machine I brought with me.
And if you own a food mill, you don't need to bother with peeling the apples, just run them through one of those six-slice apple slicer/corer thingys and then you can run the cooked apple sauce through the food mill to strain out the peels and mush up the last bits of apple.
Use a spoon or apple corer to carve out the center core of each ring.
I used an apple corer to get the pit out while accenting the "doughnut."
When cupcakes are completely cool, cut a circle or cone out of the top with an apple corer and heap chocolate pudding in it.
So I sliced the grape tomatoes in half and took an apple corer to the Romas.
The corer is easier and quicker, just like the rotofixer is easier and quicker.
Using an apple corer, paring knife, or melon baller, scoop out the core from each apple, leaving about ½ inch of the apple intact at the bottom.
She searches the bright white bathroom for something to clean it up with, and under the sink, she finds an apple corer with saw-toothed blades.
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