carafe


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ca·rafe

 (kə-răf′)
n.
1. A glass or metal bottle, often with a flared lip, used for serving water or wine.
2. A glass pot with a pouring spout, used in making coffee.

[French, from Italian caraffa, from Spanish garrafa, probably from Arabic ġarrafa, dipper, cup, from ġarafa, to ladle, scoop; see ġrp in Semitic roots.]

carafe

(kəˈræf; -ˈrɑːf)
n
(Brewing)
a. an open-topped glass container for serving water or wine at table
b. (as modifier): a carafe wine.
[C18: from French, from Italian caraffa, from Spanish garrafa, from Arabic gharrāfah vessel]

ca•rafe

(kəˈræf, -ˈrɑf)

n.
a wide-mouthed glass or bottle with a lip or spout, for holding and serving beverages.
[1780–90; < French < Italian caraff(a) < Sp garrafa, perhaps < dial. Arabic gharrāfah dipper, drinking vessel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carafe - a bottle with a stoppercarafe - a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped

carafe

noun jug, pitcher, flask, decanter, flagon He ordered a carafe of wine.
Translations
إبْريقٌ زُجاجيغَرَّافَة
karafa
karaffel
karahvi
vrč
üvegkancsó
karafla
カラフ
유리 물병
grafinas
karafe
karafa
karaff
bình miệng rộng

carafe

[kəˈræf] Ngarrafa f

carafe

[kəˈræf kəˈrɑːf] ncarafe fcar alarm nalarme f autocar allowance nindemnité f de déplacement (en voiture)

carafe

nKaraffe f

carafe

[kəˈræf] ncaraffa

carafe

(kəˈrӕf) noun
a glass bottle for serving water, wine etc.

carafe

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I don't want you to sing it," and she laid her glass so impetuously and blindly upon the table as to shatter it against a carafe.
There was a dog howling all night under my window, which may have had something to do with it; or it may have been the paprika, for I had to drink up all the water in my carafe, and was still thirsty.
I took the precaution to half empty the carafe, in order that my suspicions might not be noticed.
Just open that window, and hand me the water carafe.
At first the maid thought that young Smith was already dead, but on pouring some water from the carafe over his forehead he opened his eyes for an instant.
She rallied however, on drinking a glass of water which I quietly poured out for her from a Venetian carafe upon the side-table.
This slim, space-saving model -- less than 7 inches wide -- can brew a cup of single serve coffee, or a 42-ounce carafe of coffee, or it can rapid-brew tea.
There is an adjustable temperature setting to keep beverages warm, and the removable base detaches from the carafe for easy serving.
Summary: It's a skill the Lebanese practice with nonchalant ease and foreigners struggle to perfect: the art of tilting a carafe at just the right pace and angle to deliver a perfect mouthful of water, easily swallowed, not a drop spilled.
This also includes a half carafe of red or white wine.
0 is the first Keurig system to brew both a single cup and a four-cup carafe from Keurig packs.
The switch to Tritan copolyester for the carafe immediately enhances the safety and performance of the product and strengthens its competitiveness in the middle to high-end markets.