What does utensil mean?

Definitions for utensil
yuˈtɛn səluten·sil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. utensilnoun

    an implement for practical use (especially in a household)


  1. utensilnoun

    An instrument or device for domestic use, in the kitchen, or in war.

    Etymology: Ultimately from utensilis.

  2. utensilnoun

    A small hand tool or material-handling implement specialized for specific types of processing such as is used in the kitchen or a laboratory.

    Etymology: Ultimately from utensilis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utensilverb

    that which is used; an instrument; an implement; especially, an instrument or vessel used in a kitchen, or in domestic and farming business

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Utensil

    ū-ten′sil, n. an instrument or vessel used in common life. [Fr. utensile—L. utensilis, fit for use—uti, to use.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. utensil

    That which is used; an implement; an instrument; especially, an instrument or vessel used in a kitchen, or in domestic use. Utensils for camp and garrison are styled camp and garrison equipage, and are furnished by the quartermaster’s department.

Editors Contribution

  1. utensil

    A type of product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.

    Kitchen utensils are created in so many ways.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 17, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of utensil in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of utensil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of utensil in a Sentence

  1. Robert Collier:

    Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginning.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. ostensive
    • B. motile
    • C. tenebrous
    • D. irascible

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