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spat·u·la

 (spăch′ə-lə)
n.
1. A small implement having a broad, flat, flexible blade that is used to mix, spread, or lift material.
2. Chiefly British A tongue depressor.

[Latin, flat piece of wood, splint, diminutive of spatha, broadsword; see spathe.]

spat′u·lar adj.

spatula

(ˈspætjʊlə)
n
(Cookery) a utensil with a broad flat, often flexible blade, used for lifting, spreading, or stirring foods, etc
[C16: from Latin: a broad piece, from spatha a flat wooden implement; see spathe]
ˈspatular adj

spat•u•la

(ˈspætʃ ə lə)

n., pl. -las.
an implement with a broad, flat, usu. flexible blade, used for blending or transferring foods, mixing drugs, spreading plaster, etc.
[1515–25; < Latin: a flat piece, batten =spath(a) spathe + -ula -ule]
spat′u•lar, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spatula - a turner with a narrow flexible bladespatula - a turner with a narrow flexible blade
blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
food turner, turner - cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food
2.spatula - a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
palette knife - a spatula used by artists for mixing or applying or scraping off oil paints
putty knife - a spatula used to mix or apply putty
slice - a spatula for spreading paint or ink
Translations
مِبْسَط الصَّيْدَلي لِمَزْج الألْوانمِلْعَقَةُ الْبَسْط
lopatkašpachtlestěrka
paletknivspatelpalet
PfannenwenderSpachtelSpatel
lastaspaatteli
lopatica
spatula
spaðispaîi
へら
주걱
mentelė
lāpstiņa
spatelsteker
stierka
spatel
ไม้พายที่ใช้ทำอาหาร
dao bay

spatula

[ˈspætjʊlə] Nespátula f

spatula

[ˈspætʃʊlə] nspatule f

spatula

nSpachtel m; (Med) → Spatel m

spatula

[ˈspætjʊlə] nspatola

spatula

(ˈspӕtjulə) , ((American) -tʃu-) noun
a kind of tool with a broad blunt blade. Spread the icing on the cake with a spatula.

spatula

مِلْعَقَةُ الْبَسْط stěrka paletkniv Spachtel σπάτουλα espátula lasta spatule lopatica spatola へら 주걱 spatel stekespade szpatułka espátula лопаточка spatel ไม้พายที่ใช้ทำอาหาร spatül dao bay 刮刀

spat·u·la

n. espátula.
References in classic literature ?
Then it seemed to him that the church also was shaking, moving, becoming endued with animation, that it was alive; that each of the great columns was turning into an enormous paw, which was beating the earth with its big stone spatula, and that the gigantic cathedral was no longer anything but a sort of prodigious elephant, which was breathing and marching with its pillars for feet, its two towers for trunks and the immense black cloth for its housings.
To this day pills are made behind its tall prcscription desk--pills rolled out on its own pill-tile, divided with a spatula, rolled with the finger and thumb, dusted with calcined magnesia and delivered in little round pasteboard pill-boxes.
Quite unmoved she retouches and replenishes the contents of the bowl with her little spatula.
Contract awarded for faeces containers, polystyrene screw cap spatula and built-in 30 ml.
Available in hardcover, paperback, and Kindle editions, Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula is a black-and-white graphic novel that will appeal to all ages, by Eisner-nominated storyteller Andi Watson.
Tip the mixture into a 24cm/9in square baking tin and smooth the top with a spatula.
HANDMADE fun wooden spatula company Tim Foxall, based in Haltwhistle, has commended the advice and guidance from the Business & IP Centre Newcastle, which it believes will help safeguard the company's future growth.
in Bengaluru IN A shocking incident, a 15- year- old boy was branded all over his body with a steel spatula on February 3 in Bengaluru for chatting with a girl who was a year senior to him in school.
Answer the following question for the chance to win one of 10 movie prize packs which include an apron, cotton bag, recipe journal, spatula and herb and spice jars.
Once the chocolate has melted, scrape it out of the bowl on to the centre of the paper using a spatula.
This produces two pies in just seven minutes, and also comes with a spatula and a pie cutter.
It includes a knife sharpener to keep all your knives working new; a spatula (squeaky) to cleanse the board from liquid and debris; inside the spatula there's a food chopper to make prepping your favorite foods fast and easy.