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pressure cooker

[′presh·ər ‚ku̇k·ər]
(engineering)
An autoclave designed for high-temperature cooking.
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"They were able to teach me about Washington, and I was able to lead them in putting on quality news programs." Staffers say Hammel is refreshingly honest and even-tempered in a business full of pressure-cooked personalities.
Pressure-cooked white rice was 30 percent lower on the glycemic index than any other type of cooked rice -- that's good.
Soybeans are soaked in water for 12 to 18 hours, then pressure-cooked for an hour before the milk is extracted and coagulated into a cake.
A huge chunk of bread was brought out, the chef started cutting through the bread and inside was a huge wrapper of pressure-cooked lotus leaves.
Set in an old-fashioned boys' grammar school in the North of England in the 1980s, it focuses on a group of bright sixth-formers who are being pressure-cooked for Oxbridge.
EFSA's opinion continued: "If animal by-products were pressure-cooked before use in any biogas (or compost) process, the potential hazards will be minimised".
Widely available, this is crisp and fruity; a Coventry cleric once described it as "freshly pressure-cooked greens".

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