Definition of 'colander'
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Example sentences containing 'colander'
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Drain in a colander and leave to steam dry. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Drain in a colander. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Tip the apples into a colander to drain the lemon juice, then layer them in circles around the dish, packing them in tightly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then drain in a colander and set aside. The Sun (2013)Tip the contents of the pan into a colander over a bowl to catch the liquor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Wash and drain in a colander then stir leeks and thyme into the onion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Scoop the beans out of the pan into a colander in the sink and add the peas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remove and pour through a colander set over a bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Lift the soft fruit into a colander over a bowl and leave to cool. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Tip the potatoes into a colander to drain. The Sun (2012)Scoop out of pan into a colander. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Drain the mussels in a colander and rinse well. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Drain through a colander over a bowl to collect the syrup. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Scoop the mussels into a colander to drain. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Drain them in a colander over a bowl to catch the milk. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Scoop into a colander to drain and cool. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sprinkle with salt and drain in a colander for 20 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Dust both sides with salt and leave in a colander for 15 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Meanwhile, steam the spinach in a colander over the pan. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Tip the chickpeas into a colander, rinse and shake dry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Drain and allow the vegetables to steam in the colander for 5 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Remove the potatoes from the pan and leave in a colander for 10 minutes to dry out a little. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With a slotted spoon, transfer to a colander set over a large bowl to drain off any oil. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'colander'
British English: colander /ˈkɒləndə; ˈkʌl-/ NOUN
A colander is a container in the shape of a bowl with holes in it which you wash or drain food in.
- American English: colander
- Arabic: مِصْفاة
- Brazilian Portuguese: escorredor
- Chinese: 漏锅
- Croatian: cjedilo
- Czech: cedník
- Danish: dørslag
- Dutch: vergiet
- European Spanish: escurridor
- Finnish: lävikkö
- French: passoire
- German: Sieb
- Greek: σουρωτήρι
- Italian: colino
- Japanese: 水切り
- Korean: 여과기
- Norwegian: dørslag
- Polish: cedzak
- European Portuguese: escorredor
- Romanian: strecurătoare
- Russian: дуршлаг
- Spanish: escurridor
- Swedish: durkslag
- Thai: กระชอน
- Turkish: süzgeç
- Ukrainian: друшляк
- Vietnamese: cái chao
Definition of colander from the Collins English Dictionary
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