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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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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).
Vegetarians and paleo dieters, in particular, were drawn to the device's pressure-cooking function, which shaved hours off the time needed to cook pots of beans or large cuts of meat.
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.
Although trypsin inhibitor activity has been partially or fully inactivated by different treatments (18) and the inactivation process might be attributed to formation of high molecular weight aggregated among trypsin inhibitor and others proteins, (7,8) beans nutritional value have been improved by thermal inactivation treatment, (8,11,18) highpressure, (31) extrusion cooking, (21) natural fermentation, (15) pressure-cooking (121[degrees]C.

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