teakettle


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tea·ket·tle

 (tē′kĕt′l)
n.
A covered kettle with a spout and handle, used for boiling water, as for tea.

teakettle

(ˈtiːˌkɛtəl)
n
(Cookery) a kettle for boiling water to make tea

tea•ket•tle

(ˈtiˌkɛt l)

n.
a portable kettle with a cover, spout, and handle, used for boiling water.
[1695–1705]

Teakettle

A covered metal pot with a bail and a spout. Before hot water heaters were available, teakettles were kept on the kitchen stove to supply hot water for such things as shaving and hand washing. A teakettle full of boiling water was also a convenient place to cook hard-boiled eggs. (When kitchen stoves burned either coal or wood, they usually had a fire in them all day, so a teakettle on the stove provided a daylong source of hot water.)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Teakettle - kettle for boiling water to make teateakettle - kettle for boiling water to make tea
kettle, boiler - a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid
Translations
konvice
kedel
vedenkeitin
kotlić
ケトル
주전자
tekokare
กาต้มน้ำ
ấm đun nước

teakettle

[ˈtiːketl] N (US) → tetera f

teakettle

nWasserkessel m

Teakettle

غَلَّايَةُ konvice kedel Kessel κατσαρόλα hervidor de agua vedenkeitin bouilloire kotlić bollitore ケトル 주전자 ketel kjele czajnik chaleira чайник tekokare กาต้มน้ำ çaydanlık ấm đun nước
References in classic literature ?
Peter shuffled to his feet, caught up the teakettle and mixed him some hot water and whiskey.
The shades were up, and there was a roaring fire in the stove; the teakettle was singing and bubbling as it sent out a cloud of steam, and pushed over its capacious nose was a half sheet of note paper with "Compliments of Rebecca" scrawled on it.
Such a cunning teakettle and saucepan, and a t^te-.
I do wish I could have a nice room like this, and a cat and a bird that would n't eat each other up, and a dear little teakettle, and make just as much toast as I like.
Phoebe and the fire that boiled the teakettle were equally bright, cheerful, and efficient, in their respective offices.
The Ibo people and Twi disappeared beneath the water of the island's bay at Teakettle Creek.
Not the mantle clock, still ticking, striking the hours as we worked, not the state spoons she loved, the fashion magazines, the teakettle.
I carry a teakettle between a somber penitentiary and a precipice
Switching to a teakettle instead of relying on the microwave to heat your morning cup goes a long way.
They have located the physical source of the teakettle whistle at the spout as steam flows up it, and identified a two-mechanism process of whistle production.
China, which already has an estimated 12 million barrels per day (mbpd) of refining capacity when so-called teakettle refineries are included, continues to add new facilities.
Use boiling water from a teakettle to kill weeds, or vinegar in a spray bottle.