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cook·er

 (ko͝ok′ər)
n.
1. One that cooks, especially a utensil or an appliance for cooking.
2. A person employed to operate cooking apparatuses in the commercial preparation of food and drink.
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cooker

(ˈkʊkə)
n
1. (Cookery) an apparatus, usually of metal and heated by gas, electricity, oil, or solid fuel, for cooking food; stove
2. (Cookery) Brit any large sour apple used in cooking
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

cook•er

(ˈkʊk ər)

n.
1. an appliance or utensil for cooking: pressure cooker.
2. a person employed in certain industrial processes, as in brewing or distilling, to operate cooking apparatus.
[1880–85]
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cooker

cook
1. 'cooker'

A cooker is a metal oven and hot plate that you use for boiling, grilling, or roasting food.

The food was warming in a saucepan on the cooker.

In American English, this machine is called a range.

Can you cook fried chicken on an electric range?
2. 'cook'

A cook is someone who cooks meals as their job.

They had a butler, a cook, and a maid.

You can also describe someone's ability to cook by using cook with an adjective. For example, you can say that someone is a good cook or a bad cook.

Abigail is an excellent cook.

Be Careful!
Don't refer to a person who cooks meals as a 'cooker'. Don't say, for example, 'Abigail is an excellent cooker'.

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cooker - a utensil for cookingcooker - a utensil for cooking    
cooking utensil, cookware - a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking
Crock Pot - A trademark used for an electric cooker that maintains a relatively low temperature
popper - a container for cooking popcorn
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Translations
تُفّاح للطَّـبْـخجِـهـاز الـطَّبْـخمَوْقِد
sporákvařičpotravina k vaření
komfurmadæblekogeæble
liesi
štednjak
kompótalma
eldunartæki, hellaepli til matreiîslu
料理用レンジ
요리 기구
potravina na varenie
kuhalnik
spis
เตาหุงอาหาร
ocakyemeklik elma vsfırın
bếp

cooker

[ˈkʊkəʳ] N
1. (Brit) (= stove) → cocina f, horno m (esp LAm) (US) → olla f para cocinar
gas/electric cookercocina f de gas/eléctrica
2. (= cooking apple) → manzana f para cocer
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

cooker

[ˈkʊkər] ncuisinière f gas cooker
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cooker

n
(esp Brit: = stove) → Herd m
(= apple)Kochapfel m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cooker

[ˈkʊkəʳ] n (stove) → cucina (elettrodomestico); (cooking apple) → mela da cuocere
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cook

(kuk) verb
to prepare (food) or become ready by heating. She cooked the chicken; The chicken is cooking in the oven.
noun
a person who cooks, especially for a living. She was employed as a cook at the embassy.
ˈcooker noun
1. an apparatus on which food is cooked; a stove. She has an electric cooker.
2. an apple etc used in cooking, not for eating raw.
ˈcookery noun
the art or practice of cooking food. She was taught cookery at school; (also adjective) cookery classes.
ˈcookery-book noun
(American ˈcook-book) a book of instructions on how to prepare and cook various dishes.
cook up
to invent or make up a false story etc. He cooked up a story about his car having broken down.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

cooker

مَوْقِد sporák komfur Herd κουζίνα cocina, estufa liesi cuisinière štednjak fornello 料理用レンジ 요리 기구 fornuis komfyr kuchenka fogão кухонная плита spis เตาหุงอาหาร ocak bếp 炊具
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