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pressure cooker

[′presh·ər ‚ku̇k·ər]
(engineering)
An autoclave designed for high-temperature cooking.
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In a 6-quart pressure cooker over high heat, frequently stir lamb until browned, about 15 minutes.
The overhead conveyor (a CI system 35) comprises two circuits: a 180 metre outer circuit for the pressure cooker covers and a 160 metre inner circuit for the pressure cooker bodies.
Functions include a pressure cooker, slow cooker and yoghurt maker among many others, making it an impressive space-saver.
Today's electric pressure cookers are a wonderful addition to the homesteader's kitchen.
The brand's Heritage collection will add two new pieces: the Domina Vitamin pressure cooker, which is the same one sold in Italy, and the Saltapasta, a 12-inch deep saute pan.
Howarth has said his client didn't know at the time of his arrest that pressure cookers were used to make the bombs in the Boston Marathon attack and was bringing the pressure cooker for use by his nephew, a student at the University of Toledo in Ohio.
"They asked me if I had taken a silver pressure cooker somewhere.
"Typically, these bombs are made by placing TNT or other explosives in a pressure cooker and attaching a blasting cap at the top of the pressure cooker.
BOSTON -- The bombs that ripped through the Boston Marathon crowd appear to have been fashioned out of ordinary kitchen pressure cookers, packed with nails and other fiendishly lethal shrapnel, and hidden in duffel bags left on the ground, investigators and others close to the case said Tuesday.
Because so little energy is used, many meals made in a pressure cooker will literally cost one penny on your utility bill.
A modern kitchen is not complete without a pressure cooker. It is an indispensable appliance that cooks quickly, saves time and energy and allows preservation of vitamins, the company said.
The pressure cooker actually enhances the natural flavor of meats, grains and vegetables.

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