Definition of 'cooker'
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We are the slow cookers of families. Christianity Today (2000)You had to wait six months for a gas cooker or a telephone. The Sun (2013)Is there a fridge and a cooker? The Sun (2010)This has to be the mother of all range cookers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Turn the slow cooker on to the high setting. The Sun (2016)The fumes were ignited by the flame from a gas cooker. The Sun (2012)Other pulses take longer to cook unless they are soaked overnight and cooked in a pressure cooker. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)The fitted kitchen has a range cooker with brickwork surround and wooden floors. The Sun (2006)Fit an isolation valve to a gas cooker so it cannot be turned on and left on. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is a great slow cooker recipe too. The Sun (2015)Would it be better to put more logs on the stove or heat it on the gas cooker in the pantry? Times, Sunday Times (2006)By the end of the week, the brood are introduced to electric cookers. The Sun (2015)The kitchen came complete with oven, cooker and microwave and fridge freezer. The Sun (2008)You have a fridge and cooker in a modern, well appointed kitchen. The Sun (2010)Some have solar power, fridges and cookers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is the only country with national tasting standards and its electric rice cookers are popular with Chinese buyers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So I will offer a cooker or a fridge. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After a year and 13 days, the oven on the cooker failed. The Sun (2015)He said: 'The cooker was electric and there was no gas fire. The Sun (2012)So what's the appeal, and what is a range cooker anyway? Times, Sunday Times (2010)We hired out electric cookers for home economics classrooms and I'd show people how to maintain them. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'cooker'
British English: cooker /ˈkʊkə/ NOUN
A cooker is a large metal device used for cooking food using gas or electricity.
- American English: stove
- Arabic: مَوْقِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: fogão
- Chinese: 炊具
- Croatian: štednjak
- Czech: sporák
- Danish: komfur
- Dutch: fornuis
- European Spanish: cocina
- Finnish: liesi
- French: cuisinière
- German: Herd
- Greek: κουζίνα συσκευή
- Italian: fornello
- Japanese: 料理用レンジ
- Korean: 요리 기구
- Norwegian: komfyr
- Polish: kuchenka
- European Portuguese: fogão
- Romanian: aragaz
- Russian: кухонная плита
- Spanish: estufa
- Swedish: spis
- Thai: เตาหุงอาหาร
- Turkish: ocak fırın vb
- Ukrainian: плита
- Vietnamese: bếp nấu
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