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kettle

ket·tle

kettle

 
pronunciation:
ke tl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a broad, deep container in which to boil liquids, esp. water or soup; pot.
She added more vegetables to the broth in the kettle.
 
similar words:
boiler, Dutch oven, pot
definition 2: a portable kettle with a spout for making and pouring tea or other hot drinks; teakettle.
The kettle will whistle when the water is boiling.
 
synonyms:
teakettle, teapot
similar words:
coffeepot
definition 3: a rounded depression in terrain that had once been covered by glaciers.
similar words:
bed, gorge, moraine
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