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pressure cooker

noun as in heavy pot with airtight lid

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They found that an appropriately thick and heavy hydrogen-rich atmosphere could act as the lid of a pressure cooker, allowing all-encompassing oceans to persist even under the heat endured by planets right next to their host star.

We never have enough, we’re constantly pushing for the next thing, always trying to justify our value, and constantly living in the pressure cooker.

Add longer working hours to the need employees feel to respond to messages within seconds and keep their video on for every call, and the pressure cooker is primed to explode.

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An Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 electric pressure cooker is the perfect reason to start having dinner parties.

Out of such a pressure cooker arose King’s band, Gang of Four.

Nobody really gets out in this story, which only ups the pressure-cooker quality.

It is worth remembering that the Boston Marathon bombers armed their pressure cooker bombs with the insides of fireworks.

Maybe a sales clerk who sold the pressure cooker left female DNA on what would become a Boston bomb.

The pressure-cooker bombs are also used by insurgents in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India.

While pressure cooker bombs have become common in Pakistan and Afghanistan, they are still rare for the United States.

These little beauties are designed to relieve pressure through the lid--a nice pressure cooker.

Food cooks faster when you use a simple canning jar as a pressure cooker.

In case a pressure cooker is used, however, this is not necessary.

This may be done either in a water bath or in a pressure cooker.

Fowl cooked in pressure cooker under 20 pounds pressure will become tender in from 30 to 40 minutes.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pressure cooker, such as: airtight pot, and autoclave.

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