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noun as in metal pot

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She trusts the open kettle or her version of it, which she refers to as the “heat sterilization fill” approach.

Imagine if you could power your kettle using the energy generated from the vegetable cuttings quietly breaking down in your kitchen’s compost bin.

Copper pendants seem to have been made from kettles and pots.

Kelley-Chung says that’s when an officer carrying zip ties said he had to arrest someone, before looking directly at him, grabbing him, and pulling him out of the kettle.

I used an electric kettle, but a stove-heated kettle or pot will work, too.

The kettle was adamantly calling the pot black as Netanyahu accused Iran of doing all sorts of shady things with nuclear power.

The Nazi-hunting era that began with the thunder of a kettle drum at the Nuremberg trials in 1945 ended with a whimper in 2011.

Electric kettle  Like many Americans who have spent time living in the UK, while I was there I fell in love with electric kettles.

I could hear Eliza downstairs, filling up another kettle for tea.

She got an electric kettle and plugged it in, transferring a teapot of hot water into the tub.

Roulard had played the trumpet in the regimental band in which Aristide had played the kettle drum.

One evening at tea, a copper kettle, with hot water, stood on the hob.

Mother would want some tea by and by, if she worked late into the evening, and Jess drew the kettle forward.

Jess made a cushion for it out of grass and laid it on top of the kettle full of treasures.

The big kettle, empty and clean, was hung over the low fire and butter was dropped in.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kettle, such as: boiler, cauldron, pot, steamer, teakettle, and vat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.