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pressure cooker

n.
1. An airtight metal pot that uses steam under pressure at high temperature to cook food quickly.
2. Informal A situation or an atmosphere of difficulty, stress, or anxiety: "placing children into social, educational pressure cookers" (Fred M. Hechinger).

pressure cooker

n
1. (Cookery) a strong hermetically sealed pot in which food may be cooked quickly under pressure at a temperature above the normal boiling point of water
2. (Cookery) a strong hermetically sealed pot in which food may be cooked quickly under pressure at a temperature above the normal boiling point of water
3. (Education) informal NZ a trainee student attending a shortened qualifying course

pres′sure cook`er


n.
1. a reinforced metal cooking pot with an airtight lid, in which food may be cooked quickly in heat above boiling point by steam maintained under pressure.
2. a situation that subjects one to urgent demands, a hectic pace, or other stressful conditions.
3. a volatile situation.
[1910–15]
pres′sure-cook`, v.t.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pressure cooker - autoclave for cooking at temperatures above the boiling point of waterpressure cooker - autoclave for cooking at temperatures above the boiling point of water
autoclave, steriliser, sterilizer - a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments
Translations
قِدْر ضَغط
tlakový hrnec
trykkoger
kukta
hraîsuîupottur
szybkowar
tlakový hrniec

pressure cooker

npentola a pressione

pressure

(ˈpreʃə) noun
1. (the amount of force exerted by) the action of pressing. to apply pressure to a cut to stop bleeding; A barometer measures atmospheric pressure.
2. (a) strain or stress. The pressures of her work are sometimes too much for her.
3. strong persuasion; compulsion or force. He agreed under pressure.
ˈpressurize, ˈpressurise verb
1. to fit (an aeroplane etc) with a device that keeps air pressure normal. The cabins have all been pressurized
2. to force. He was pressurized into giving up his job.
pressure cooker
a type of saucepan in which food is cooked quickly by steam kept under great pressure.
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The unique pressure cooking technique also allows the chicken to cook faster while remaining moist and tender.
The ingredients would be cooked using a variety of processes, including extrusion processing, drum drying, pressure cooking, microwave cooking and infrared cooking techniques.
Pressure cooking was another French invention in the 17th Century, although it took a German in the 19th Century to begin making the cookers commercially from tinned cast iron.
In more volumeorientated factories they have faster boiling methods, so they use vacuum or pressure cooking.
Any who would try pressure cooking will find this a key ingredient in the formula for success.
Cooking methods such as roasting, grilling, frying, and pressure cooking generates many pyrazines, pyridines, pyrroles and thiazoles compared to boiling of chicken meat (Shi and Ho, 1994).
Besides assault weapons, police also recovered a bomb fixed in a pressure cooking pot.
The 'Micropast' method, which combines microwave technology and steam pressure cooking, is "rapid, gentle and energy saving", according to Creative.
The machine, based on a specially designed pressure cooking chamber, can process about 200 kgs of any raw material ranging from amla and aloe vera to mango and tomato per hour.
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