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pressure cooker

[′presh·ər ‚ku̇k·ər]
(engineering)
An autoclave designed for high-temperature cooking.
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Convenience is the other attraction; pressure cookers save the home cook lots of time.
A large bowl of mushy peas that had to be soaked overnight and can be cooked in a slow cooker, microwave or pressure cooker and a homemade dumpling in it.
Philips offers two models to choose from: the Computerized Electric Pressure Cooker HD2136 and the Mechanical Electric Pressure Cooker HD2103.
Authorities said he lied about why he was traveling with the pressure cooker.
The pressure cooker lid was found atop the Charlesmark Hotel, close to the marathon finish line where the bombs were placed, said owner Mark Hagopian.
6-gallon pressure cookers, one with shards of metal and ball bearings, the other with nails.
One of the three devices used in the May 2010 Times Square attempted bombing was a pressure cooker, the report said.
Forensic teams also discovered the lid of one of the pressure cooker devices that was apparently catapulted onto the roof of a nearby building.
6-gallon pressure cookers, one with shards of metal and ball bearings, the other with nails, according to a person close to the investigation who spoke on condition of anonymity because the probe was still going on.
Washington: The deadly explosives detonated at the Boston Marathon were homemade devices full of nails and metal fragments, possibly packed into kitchen pressure cookers, US officials said.
As more and more details become known during the ongoing investigation of Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon, investigators said the bombs were devices made out of pressure cookers filled with metal ball bearings and nails.
Though mom's (or grandmother's) first-generation pressure cookers are still available, the safety features, simplicity and versatility of newer models make the upgrade the clear choice.

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