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potholder

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɒtˌhəʊl.dər/  us   /ˈpɑːtˌhoʊl.dɚ/ mainly US
a thick piece of material used for protecting your hands when removing hot dishes or pans from the cooker
Translations of “potholder”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用來端熱鍋等的)防燙布墊…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用来端热锅等的)防烫布垫…
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