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[koo k-er] /ˈkʊk ər/

an appliance or utensil for :
pressure cooker.
a person employed in certain industrial processes, as in brewing or distilling, to operate apparatus.
an apparatus, usually of metal and heated by gas, electricity, oil, or solid fuel, for cooking food; stove
(Brit) any large sour apple used in cooking

type of stove, 1884, from cook (v.) + -er (1).

Related Terms

fireless cooker, pressure cooker


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