cooker cooker  /ˈkʊ kər/


  • (n) a utensil for cooking


  1. Flames towering hundreds of feet engulfed vacationers and their gear, setting off a secondary round of blasts from exploding butane cookers and automobile gas tanks.
  2. Space-age design and a yellow hue set the Rizo rice cooker, $215, apart from other steamers zojirushi.
  3. As if the cooker wasn't cool enough, Love handed me a palm-size thermometer.


  1. Wanted: Smoker stolen from Dallas Police Association

    DALLAS — A $10,000 barbeque smoker is missing from the Dallas Police Association headquarters. The organization uses the smoker at fundraisers for injured and fallen officers. It's hard to miss — the cooker is about 20 feet long, so somebody is sure to see it. Surveillance video shows the extended cab pickup truck that was used to steal it. The driver secured it to the trailer sometime Friday ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth

  2. Out of the ‘Pressure Cooker’ and Into the Fire

    It has been five years since cameras followed a group of students enrolled in the Culinary Arts program at Philadelphia’s Frankford High School. The resulting documentary, Pressure Cooker, showed the teenagers being put through the paces by instructor/drill sergeant Wilma Stephenson. On the line? Tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of scholarship money from the Career through Culinary Art ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! News

  3. New favorites with slow cooker

    Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes, the latest release from best-selling culinary expert Bob Warden.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Orange Leader


  1. "When you're 1-6, I think everyone is being evaluated from the top down. We're all on a pressure cooker," Pennington said.
    on Aug 2, 2006 By: Chad Pennington Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "It's a bit of a pressure cooker, but the best kind," Wilberg said of directing the choir.
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Mack Wilberg Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "Pakistan under dictatorship is a pressure cooker," Bhutto said in an address to diplomats at reception hosted by loyalists at the Senate on Saturday night. "Without a place to vent, the passion of our people for liberty threatens to...
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Benazir Bhutto Source: Reuters India

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