[kuhl-uh n-der, kol-] /ˈkʌl ən dər, ˈkɒl-/
a metal or plastic container with a perforated bottom, for draining and straining foods.
a pan with a perforated bottom for straining or rinsing foods
mid-14c., coloundour, probably altered from Medieval Latin colatorium “strainer” (with parasitic -n-) from Latin colatus, past participle of colare “to strain,” from colum “sieve, strainer, wicker fishing net,” of uncertain origin. Cognate with French couloir, Spanish colador, Italian colatojo.
noun 1. . noun 1. any of the seeds of the cola tree, which contain caffeine and theobromine and are used medicinally and in the manufacture of soft drinks
mathematics, application An early system for numerical problems on the IBM 7030. It used a special character set for input of natural mathematical expressions. [Sammet 1969, pp. 265-271]. (1995-01-04)
1. (in prescriptions) strained.
[kaw-lah-tee-nah] /ˌkɔ lɑˈti nɑ/ noun 1. a city in SE Brazil.