Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that cooks, especially a utensil or an appliance for cooking.
  • noun A person employed to operate cooking apparatuses in the commercial preparation of food and drink.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Specifically, areceptacle in which food may be cooked by steam.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an implement for cooking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chiefly UK, except in compounds An appliance or utensil for cooking food.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a utensil for cooking

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Examples

  • When I do get my act together – especially in the winter – my slow cooker is my ultimate yummy weapon!

    Dinner Time BLUES « Bored Mommy

  • The electric rice cooker is making brown rice all day long.

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  • I'd agree the pressure cooker is a time saver and is certainly efficient but I also think the product is very well built which is a key component in determining a products sustainability.

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  • The reason I chose to use a pressure cooker is to save time and fuel and because this method needs no supervision - fill up the pressure cooker, turn on the stove and go find something else to do.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • I use a Weber smoky mountain cooker with the "minion method" for starting the charcoal, and I use lump charcoal.

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  • I'd agree the pressure cooker is a time saver and is certainly efficient but I also think the product is very well built which is a key component in determining a products sustainability.

    Fagor Futuro Pressure Cooker

  • I have to agree with Chow that this recipe not only takes a while to cook (my slow cooker is big and tends to burn small amounts of food when used on HI, so I cooked it on LOW for 3 hours) but also needs time to sit and marinate afterwards.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • While the cooker is working extract the tamarind pulp and keep ready.

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  • If pressure cooker is used like I do then without the weight.

    Kothimbir Vadi

  • If pressure cooker is used like I do then without the weight.

    Archive 2007-04-01

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