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kitch·en

 (kĭch′ən)
n.
1. A room or an area equipped for preparing and cooking food.
2. A style of cooking; cuisine: a restaurant with a fine French kitchen.
3. A staff that prepares, cooks, and serves food.

[Middle English kichene, from Old English cycene, probably from Vulgar Latin *cocīna, from Late Latin coquīna, from feminine of Latin coquīnus, of cooking, from coquus, cook, from coquere, to cook; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.]
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kitchen

(ˈkɪtʃɪn)
n
a. a room or part of a building equipped for preparing and cooking food
b. (as modifier): a kitchen table.
[Old English cycene, ultimately from Late Latin coquīna, from Latin coquere to cook; see kiln]
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kitch•en

(ˈkɪtʃ ən)

n.
1. a room or place equipped for cooking or preparing food.
2. culinary department.
3. the staff or equipment of a kitchen.
adj.
4. of or resembling a pidgin language, esp. as used for communication between employers and employees who do not speak the same language.
[before 1000; Middle English kichene, Old English cycene « Latin coquīna, derivative of coqu(ere) to cook compare cuisine]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kitchen - a room equipped for preparing mealskitchen - a room equipped for preparing meals
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
caboose, cookhouse, ship's galley, galley - the area for food preparation on a ship
galley - the kitchen area for food preparation on an airliner
kitchenette - small kitchen
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

kitchen

noun cookhouse, galley, kitchenette, scullery eating a snack in the kitchen

Kitchen equipment

Aga (trademark), bain-marie, baking tray, barbecue or (Austral. slang) barbie, batterie de cuisine, blender, bottle opener, bread knife, cafetiere, cake tin, carving knife, casserole, chip pan, chopping board, chopsticks, coffee grinder, coffeepot, colander, cooker, cooling rack, corkscrew, deep fat fryer, dessertspoon, double saucepan or (U.S. & Canad.) double boiler, egg beater or egg whisk, fan-assisted oven, fish slice, flan tin, food processor, fork, frying pan, grater, gravy boat or sauce boat, griddle or (Scot.) girdle, grill, ice-cream maker, icing bag, jelly bag, juicer or juice extractor, kettle, knife, masher, mould, ladle, lemon squeezer, liquidizer, loaf tin, mandoline, measuring jug, mezzaluna, microwave or microwave oven, mixing bowl, mortar and pestle, nutcracker, olla, oven, pastry cutter, peeler, pepper mill, percolator, poacher, pot, pot-au-feu, ramekin, ricer (U.S. & Canad.), rolling pin, rotisserie, saucepan, scales, sieve, skillet, spatula, spoon, spurtle, steamer, strainer, tablespoon, tagine, tandoor, teapot, teaspoon, tenderizer, timbale, tin-opener, toaster, toasting fork, whisk, wok, wooden spoon
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
مطبخمَطْبَخمَطْبَخٌ
кухня
kuchyně
køkkenkøkken-
kuirejo
آشپزخانه
keittiö
kuhinja
konyha
dapur
eldhús
台所
주방
coquina
virtuvėlė
virtuve
kuchynský
kuhinja
kök
jiko
ครัว
bếp
厨房廚房

kitchen

[ˈkɪtʃɪn]
A. Ncocina f
B. CPD [cupboard, knife, equipment] → de cocina; [window] → de la cocina
kitchen cabinet Narmario m de cocina (Pol) → grupo m de asesores personales CABINET kitchen foil Npapel m de aluminio
kitchen garden Nhuerto m
kitchen maid Nayudanta f de cocina
kitchen paper Ntoallitas fpl de papel
kitchen range Ncocina f económica
kitchen roll N = kitchen paper kitchen salt Nsal f de cocina
kitchen sink Nfregadero m, pila f
they took everything but the kitchen sinkse llevaron la casa a cuestas
kitchen sink drama Nobra f ultrarrealista
kitchen unit Nmódulo m de cocina
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

kitchen

[ˈkɪtʃɪn]
ncuisine f
a fitted kitchen → une cuisine aménagée
modif [knife, table] → de cuisinekitchen cabinet n
(fig) (POLITICS) (British)proches conseillers mpl du Premier ministre (US)proches conseillers mpl du Président
(= cupboard) → armoire f de cuisine
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

kitchen

nKüche f

kitchen

:
kitchen foil
nAlufolie f
kitchen garden
nGemüsegarten m, → Küchengarten m
kitchen knife
nKüchenmesser nt
kitchenmaid
nKüchenmagd f
kitchen range
nKüchenherd m
kitchen roll
nKüchenrolle f
kitchen scales
kitchen scissors
plKüchenschere f, → Haushaltsschere f
kitchen sink
nSpüle f, → Ausguss m, → Spülstein m; I’ve packed everything but the kitchen (inf)ich habe den ganzen Hausrat eingepackt
kitchen-sink drama
nAlltagsdrama nt, → Wohnküchendrama nt
kitchen timer
kitchen unit
kitchenware
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

kitchen

[ˈkɪtʃɪn]
1. ncucina
2. adj (cupboard, equipment) → da cucina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

kitchen

(ˈkitʃin) noun
a room where food is cooked. A smell of burning was coming from the kitchen; (also adjective) a kitchen table.
ˌkitcheˈnette (-ˈnet) noun
a small kitchen.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

kitchen

مَطْبَخٌ kuchyně køkken Küche κουζίνα cocina keittiö cuisine kuhinja cucina 台所 주방 keuken kjøkken kuchnia cozinha кухня kök ครัว mutfak bếp 厨房
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

kitchen

n. cocina.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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References in classic literature ?
The setting sun made the window panes glow like red flame; but the kitchen fire was not alight.
In his lay capacity, he persisted in sitting down in the damp to such an insane extent, that when his coat was taken off to be dried at the kitchen fire, the circumstantial evidence on his trousers would have hanged him if it had been a capital offence.
`But first you come down to the kitchen with me, and have a nice warm bath behind the stove.
This pantry opened into a kind of wash-up kitchen, and in this was firewood; there was also a cupboard, in which we found nearly a dozen of burgundy, tinned soups and salmon, and two tins of biscuits.
The kitchen had had none of her attention that day; it was soiled with the tread of muddy shoes and untidy with clothes and other objects out of place.
The store-room, the linen-presses, the china-closet, the kitchen and cellar, that day, all went under an awful review.
Brown, as he opened the kitchen door; "content yourself with building castles in the air, where house-lots are cheaper than on earth, to say nothing of the cost of bricks and mortar.
She thought she was in the kitchen getting the kettle ready for tea, and was warming herself with her feet upon the fender and the skirt of her gown tucked up, before the collapsed fire in the middle of the grate, bordered on either hand by a deep cold black ravine.
She cooked, and all ate, in the kitchen, where she likewise washed, starched, and ironed clothes on all days of the week except Sunday; for her income came largely from taking in washing from her more prosperous neighbors.
Slurk, 'by the kitchen fire.' So, gathering up his hat and newspaper, he stalked solemnly behind the landlord to that humble apartment, and throwing himself on a settle by the fireside, resumed his countenance of scorn, and began to read and drink in silent dignity.
A door of communication leading into the kitchen of the cottage had been torn from its hinges, and used to carry the men wounded in the skirmish from the field.
I reached the Grange before sunset, and knocked for admittance; but the family had retreated into the back premises, I judged, by one thin, blue wreath, curling from the kitchen chimney, and they did not hear.