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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pressure cookernoun

    autoclave for cooking at temperatures above the boiling point of water


  1. pressure-cooker

    A pressure-cooker is a sealed kitchen appliance that uses pressurized steam to cook food at high temperatures quickly. It features a valve system to regulate and increase the internal pressure, allowing water to boil at a higher temperature, which fastens the cooking process. It's used for making stews, soups, stocks, and other dishes, and is known for intensifying the flavors.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pressure-cooker in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pressure-cooker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of pressure-cooker in a Sentence

  1. Martin Turbet:

    The associated high temperatures meant that any water would have been present in the form of steam, as in a gigantic pressure cooker.

  2. The Rev. Jesse Jackson:

    We're paying for police misconduct instead of teacher salaries and benefits, you have police trying to police poverty, which is a pressure-cooker environment.

  3. Don Lemon:

    Washington is an absolute pressure cooker right now.

  4. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee:

    We have not so much a gun problem; we have a problem with sin and evil. This is an evil thing, when people kill another person, whether it's a pressure cooker or whether it's a gun, we're dealing with people who are either deranged or they're very focused because they want to kill people in the name of terrorism.

  5. Cassy Joy Garcia:

    I think bone broth is getting some new attention now with grocery prices on the rise and people wanting to do more with less, i feel like it’s an easy entry point for some good DIY kitchen basics. If you’ve already roasted a chicken, just go ahead and throw that carcass in your pot or pressure cooker along with that random onion in the pantry and scraggly carrot in the fridge, and lo and behold, you’re going to save yourself some money and have broth that tastes better and is better for you than anything you’d buy.

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