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English definition of “shaker”

shaker

noun [C]     /ˈʃeɪ.kər/ US  /-kɚ/
a container with a tightly fitting lid in which liquids can be mixed together by moving the container quickly from side to side : a cocktail shakerCocktails a container with holes in its lid from which a powder can be put onto a surface , by holding the container upside down and shaking it: a salt / pepper shakerGeneral and miscellaneous containers a container into which dice are put and moved quickly from side to side before being thrown onto a flat surface , usually during a game involving chance Board games - general words
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