colander

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Colander \Col"an*der\, noun [L. colans, -antis, p. pr. of colare to filter, to strain, fr. colum a strainer. Cf. {Cullis}, {Culvert}.] A utensil with a bottom perforated with little holes for straining liquids, mashed vegetable pulp, etc.; a strainer of wickerwork, perforated metal, or the like. Cola nut

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

colander

noun

1: bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods [syn: {colander}, {cullender}]


The dictionary definitions are retrieved from a local copy of two of the open source DICT dictionaries. Click here for the database copyright information. DEFINE.COM is registered as an educational NONPROFIT corporation. We aim to please around here. We believe in using positive reinforcement to get things done. We make suggestions that are intended to make life more enjoyable. We think about efficiency, automation, security, PRIVACY, social and ecological responsibility and positive HUMANITARIAN ethics and VALUES. We are benevolent. DO NO HARM is our motto.

Say "Hell No!" to the TPP.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:42:46 AM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

DEFINE.COM_colander_2015-03-31_09-42-46_54-145-172-149