percolator


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per·co·la·tor

 (pûr′kə-lā′tər)
n.
A coffeepot in which boiling water is forced repeatedly up through a central tube to filter back down through a basket of ground coffee beans.
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percolator

(ˈpɜːkəˌleɪtə)
n
(Cookery) a kind of coffeepot in which boiling water is forced up through a tube and filters down through the coffee grounds into a container
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per•co•la•tor

(ˈpɜr kəˌleɪ tər)

n.
a type of coffeepot in which boiling water is continuously forced up a hollow stem and filters down through ground coffee, collecting in the bottom of the pot.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.percolator - a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beanspercolator - a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beans
coffeepot - tall pot in which coffee is brewed
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Translations

percolator

[ˈpɜːkəleɪtəʳ] Ncafetera f de filtro
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percolator

[ˈpɜːrkəleɪtər] ncafetière f électrique
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percolator

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percolator

[ˈpɜːkəˌleɪtəʳ] ncaffettiera a filtro
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References in periodicals archive ?
This was over 55 years ago, and obviously coffee has changed a lot from what used to be a commodity approach with very few varieties available in food stores to the consumer and brewing in very simple devices, the most complex of which at the time was the home percolator. Coffee was a very simple - and probably very unsophisticated - product.
Percolator's best form in France has been on soft ground and the drying conditions - going is forecast as good to firm - could be against her.
But he cautioned against reaching too often for the percolator.
THE glass top on the lid of a Russell Hobbs coffee percolator has broken.
Bradshaw International, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has had a hot romance with Italian cookware maker Bialetti that has produced the Amerikana stove-top percolator.
Chatergold (2.40) looks the answer to this although Caher Society, Percolator and Gran Turismo all have excellent chances.
With regard to brewing equipment in the home, 20 years ago the percolator was the predominant devise in use, with the automatic drip coffee maker being a small minority.
Blessed with plenty of natural speed so Olivier Peslier should be able to sit close to the pace and his ability to travel should allow him to avoid traffic problems, while he may be able to slip clear of those rivals like Sakhee's Secret who need cover in the early stages Stays further than 5f and it's important to side with those who see out the minimum trip well here as this race is loaded with pace and the uphill finish will find out the more explosive types like Desert Lord and Percolator, who just about stay 5f
The percolator elicited an abundance of orders at its Gourmet Show introduction, and the entire line "has just been a tremendous success for us."