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  • n. Plural form of ladle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ladle.


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  • The molten iron from the blast furnaces flows along its channel into huge "ladles" or cauldrons, and from there it is conveyed into a still larger reservoir or "mixer," where the greater part of the slag -- which floats as a scum on the surface -- is drawn off.

    Tales of the Ridings

  • Forklifts transport the 'ladles', each of which holds 600kg of liquid metal.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • Poised with ladles in hand, they asked us to sign the numbered sheet so they could feed us.

    Pat LaMarche: Hard Hearted Gainesville: "No Soup for You"

  • She takes me to one of the tables where women dip ladles into big pots.

    The Tombwatcher's Tale

  • At times Mr. Helferich becomes a little breathless at the excitement of his own story and ladles on the superlatives.

    Nothing Gold Can Stay

  • Then add 2 large ladles of cooked beans in their broth to that and finish with the spices.

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  • Mr. Coburn is collecting votes to take down the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit, which ladles out roughly $5 billion a year in benefits to petroleum refiners that blend ethanol into gasoline.

    Coburn vs. Norquist

  • A nakedly political ad aimed at the Democrats by a supposedly non-partisan organisation, this ad ladles out xenophobia and untruths in equal measures in conjuring up a new Red Menace.

    US midterm elections 2010: the 10 worst political ads

  • I'm ridiculously fanatical about my kitchen stuff: pots and pans, skillets and Mokas, kettles and ladles, all that is metal and can be made to shine.

    Patrizia Chen: Pots And Pans

  • The dutiful staff were last seen serving steamed broccoli in large two-handled stainless steel pots, marching happily in aprons unadorned with the Jimeno Botts broccoli company logo, amidst the famished crowd with ready ladles and serving forks and stainless steel tongs, dispensing broccoli by the ounce and pound production had been running at over 94% efficiency for each of the last seven quarters.

    The Rise of Jimeno Botts


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