Definition of Cooker

1. Noun. A utensil for cooking.

Generic synonyms: Cooking Utensil, Cookware
Specialized synonyms: Crock Pot, Popper
Derivative terms: Cook, Cook

Definition of Cooker

1. Noun. (chiefly British except in compounds) An appliance or utensil for cooking food. ¹

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Definition of Cooker

1. one that cooks [n -S] - See also: cooks

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cooker

cook the books
cook up
cooked mode
cooked the books
cooked up
cooker (current term)
cooker hood
cookery book
cookery books

Literary usage of Cooker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of Political Parties in the Province of New York, 1760-1776 by Carl Lotus Becker (1908)
"Allow it to remain in the cooker from eight to twelve hours. If necessary reheat the oatmeal before serving. REHEATING TO SERVE NECESSARY In the experiments ..."

2. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1915)
"Cereals cooked in the fireless cooker are compact, firm and solid, and lack in flavor, this is not true of cereals cooked in the pressure cooker or over the ..."

3. Dietetics for High Schools by Florence Willard, Lucy Holcomb Gillett (1920)
"It was so easy to cook the cereal for fifteen minutes in the evening, put it in the cooker, and have no more thought about it until the next morning, ..."

4. Food for the Worker: The Food Values and Cost of a Series of Menus and by Frances Stern, Gerturde T. Spitz (1917)
"The principle of the fireless cooker is to retain the heat obtained by first ... It is then placed in the cooker, which does not allow the heat to escape. ..."

5. A Text-book of Cooking by Carlotta Cherryholmes Greer (1915)
"As was mentioned in Lesson VIII, the fireless cooker is a most satisfactory device for ... The fireless cooker cannot be used with all methods of cooking, ..."

6. Laboratory Projects in Physics: A Manual of Practical Experiments for Beginners by Frederick F. Good (1920)
"cooker: INSULATORS To determine the quantity of heat that will escape in a given time from a fireless cooker, a thermos bottle, and an open vessel. ..."

7. Housewifery: A Manual and Text Book of Practical Housekeeping by Lydia Ray Balderston (1921)
"Home-made fireless cooker. Any convenient box may be used and any can of convenient size, such as a lard can, etc. The cans should be wrapped with about 4 ..."

8. School and Home Cooking by Carlotta Cherryholmes Greer (1920)
"LESSON XXII CEREALS AND THE FIRELESS cooker The Fireless cooker. ... The fireless cooker cannot be used with all methods of cooking, but its possibilities ..."

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