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.

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

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.
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
Translations

percolator

[ˈpɜːkəleɪtəʳ] Ncafetera f de filtro

percolator

[ˈpɜːrkəleɪtər] ncafetière f électrique

percolator

percolator

[ˈpɜːkəˌleɪtəʳ] ncaffettiera a filtro
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Mr Chiappa said this has more to do with our unwillingness to persevere with percolators than opting for cheaper instant varieties.
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And the all-important invention of instant coffee has helped make java the preferred drink of millions who don't wish to bother with percolators Or French presses--and, presumably, don't mind quaffing a beverage that tastes vaguely metallic.
That, in many people's minds, meant grinding their own beans, so coffee grinders began to appear on the kitchen counter alongside the coffeemakers that had replaced percolators a while back.
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