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pressure cooker

n.
1. An airtight metal pot that uses steam under pressure at high temperature to cook food quickly.
2. Informal A situation or an atmosphere of difficulty, stress, or anxiety: "placing children into social, educational pressure cookers" (Fred M. Hechinger).

pressure cooker

n
1. (Cookery) a strong hermetically sealed pot in which food may be cooked quickly under pressure at a temperature above the normal boiling point of water
2. (Cookery) a strong hermetically sealed pot in which food may be cooked quickly under pressure at a temperature above the normal boiling point of water
3. (Education) informal NZ a trainee student attending a shortened qualifying course

pres′sure cook`er


n.
1. a reinforced metal cooking pot with an airtight lid, in which food may be cooked quickly in heat above boiling point by steam maintained under pressure.
2. a situation that subjects one to urgent demands, a hectic pace, or other stressful conditions.
3. a volatile situation.
[1910–15]
pres′sure-cook`, v.t.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pressure cooker - autoclave for cooking at temperatures above the boiling point of waterpressure cooker - autoclave for cooking at temperatures above the boiling point of water
autoclave, steriliser, sterilizer - a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments
Translations
قِدْر ضَغط
tlakový hrnec
trykkoger
kukta
hraîsuîupottur
szybkowar
tlakový hrniec

pressure cooker

npentola a pressione

pressure

(ˈpreʃə) noun
1. (the amount of force exerted by) the action of pressing. to apply pressure to a cut to stop bleeding; A barometer measures atmospheric pressure.
2. (a) strain or stress. The pressures of her work are sometimes too much for her.
3. strong persuasion; compulsion or force. He agreed under pressure.
ˈpressurize, ˈpressurise verb
1. to fit (an aeroplane etc) with a device that keeps air pressure normal. The cabins have all been pressurized
2. to force. He was pressurized into giving up his job.
pressure cooker
a type of saucepan in which food is cooked quickly by steam kept under great pressure.
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Pressure-cooking may sound intimidating, but it's important to keep in mind that it's actually a simple process that can save you time, energy and money.
Second, there is no official recall (yet) on the affected appliance, a multicooker that does not have a pressure-cooking function (it does, however, have settings for baking, steaming, roasting and slow-cooking, among others).
These devotees " they call themselves"Potheads" " use their Instant Pots for virtually every kitchen task imaginable: saut`ing, pressure-cooking, steaming, even making yogurt and cheesecakes.
His adventure begins in the town of Ulgii in Mongolia's westernmost province, where he explosive form of pressure-cooking called Boodog, involving an entire butchered sheep.
His adventure begins in the town of Ulgii in Mongolia's westernmost province, where he sees a potentially explosive form of pressure-cooking called Boodog, involving an entire butchered sheep.
His adventure begins in the town of Ulgii in Mongolia's westernmost province, where he sees a explosive form of pressure-cooking called Boodog, involving an entire butchered sheep.
Robbie National His adventure begins in the town of ulgii, where he sees a potentially explosive form of pressure-cooking called Boodog, involving an entire butchered sheep, and he creates a rabbit pie, using his own improvised mini-pressure cooker to prepare the meat before serving it up with a nut crumble topping.
His adventure begins in the town of Ulgii in Mongolia's westernmost province, where he witnesses a potentially explosive form of pressure-cooking called Boodog, involving an entire butchered sheep.
In fact, some people find they need less seasoning when pressure-cooking because the flavors they get are so intense.

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