percolator


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per·co·la·tor

 (pûr′kə-lā′tər)
n.
A coffeepot in which boiling water is forced repeatedly up through a central tube to filter back down through a basket of ground coffee beans.

percolator

(ˈpɜːkəˌleɪtə)
n
(Cookery) a kind of coffeepot in which boiling water is forced up through a tube and filters down through the coffee grounds into a container

per•co•la•tor

(ˈpɜr kəˌleɪ tər)

n.
a type of coffeepot in which boiling water is continuously forced up a hollow stem and filters down through ground coffee, collecting in the bottom of the pot.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.percolator - a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beanspercolator - a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beans
coffeepot - tall pot in which coffee is brewed
Translations

percolator

[ˈpɜːkəleɪtəʳ] Ncafetera f de filtro

percolator

[ˈpɜːrkəleɪtər] ncafetière f électrique

percolator

percolator

[ˈpɜːkəˌleɪtəʳ] ncaffettiera a filtro
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Used by families long before the automatic drip was invented, the percolator works in a similar fashion.
glass percolator which doubles as the drinking glass once the coffee drip-filters onto a layer of condensed milk and is then stirred with ice cubes.
In his office he had a large coffee percolator in which he brewed what looked like old diesel oil and which you were expected to share with him in the morning before starting the day's work.
A lot of our customers have an electric coffee maker, yet they also enjoy using a French press and/or a percolator," she says, adding that the store carries a range of brewers, from high-end Jura to smaller Aeropress devices.
And if you think a $35 upright or even a $29 lightweight upright, is going to pique price-savvy shoppers then I have a percolator I can let you have cheap.
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A coffee dripper is an added bonus if you regularly want brewed coffee minus the hassle of having to own a percolator, which contributes to electric consumption, and eats up kitchen space due to its bulky nature.
Today's Turkish artists live up to the weight of Istanbul's tradition as a percolator of ideas: they are full of explanations about the situation in their own country and the world.
I go put a filter coffee into Starsky's old percolator, and leave it to gurgle and sigh.
Then we had the proud owner of a whelping bitch announcing to the amused waiting room that the newborn litter had to be put straight into the percolator as they were premeditated.
And, sure enough, when we turn the lock in Lisa's door, we find the radiators on full blast, coffee percolator stacked with filters, and a fruit bowl overflowing with Haribo gummy bears.
Spread dregs from a coffee percolator round plants.