colander Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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colandernoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒl.ən.dər/  us   /ˈkɑː.lən.dɚ/
a ​bowl with ​smallholes in it, used for ​washingfood or for ​emptyingfood into when it has been ​cooked in ​water: After four ​minutes, ​pour the ​pasta into a colander to ​drain.
(Definition of colander from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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colandernoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑl·ən·dər, ˈkʌl-/
a ​bowl with many ​holes in it, used for ​washingfood or for ​removingwater from ​food that has been ​cooked
(Definition of colander from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “colander”
in Korean 체…
in Arabic مَصفى…
in Malaysian penapis…
in French passoire…
in Russian дуршлаг…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漏勺, 濾盆, 濾器…
in Italian colabrodo, colapasta…
in Turkish kevgir, süzgeç…
in Polish cedzak, durszlak…
in Spanish colador…
in Vietnamese cái chao…
in Portuguese escorredor (de macarrão, etc.)…
in Thai กระชอน…
in German das Sieb…
in Catalan escorredora…
in Japanese ざる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 漏勺, 滤盆, 滤器…
in Indonesian saringan…
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