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cookie cutter

n.
A device for cutting flattened cookie dough into shapes before baking.
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Noun1.cookie cutter - a kitchen utensil used to cut a sheet of cookie dough into desired shapes before bakingcookie cutter - a kitchen utensil used to cut a sheet of cookie dough into desired shapes before baking
kitchen utensil - a utensil used in preparing food
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Translations

cookie cutter

(US)
n (Cook) → Ausstechform f
adj (fig inf)einfallslos
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While the lead couple Neelum Muneer and Sami Khan are adequate in their relatively straight, cookiecutter roles (Neelum as the feisty, rich urban woman, Sami as her earnest, upstanding suitor), it's the delightfully kooky chemistry between their fathers, played by Javed Sheikh and Mehmood Aslam respectively, that unexpectedly sparks the most joy...
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But Ritz wanted a more personal touch on his site, preferring to avoid the cookiecutter approach--where the only thing that looks different from one site to the next is the store logo.
By then, much of America had become a depressing wilderness of boring, cookiecutter subdivisions with everything else smeared over the landscape along six-lane commercial highway strips, in a deadly, endless panorama of cheap, tilt-up buildings amid wastelands of free parking.
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It bore four similarly sized wounds or holes on different parts of the body, which the fisheries technician said appeared to have been caused by a cookiecutter shark.
George had body wounds, which were probably made by cookiecutter sharks that are usually found in the tropics and subtropics.
Astejada said the wounds in the whale's body were inflicted not by gun bullets but from the bites of a cookiecutter shark.
Local businesses, while often smaller than the larger cookiecutter branded stores, pay sales tax to the city and county they are located in.
The 500L MPW isn't as divisive in that regard, but don't for one minute be fooled into thinking this thing is entirely cookiecutter conventional.
It is great news that the FDA does not intend to regulate certain types of health related mobile apps, but the document it released in September 2013 applies a medical device "cookiecutter" approach to mobile medical apps, which is hardly the type of solution that will encourage app developers to innovate.