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kettlenoun [C]

uk   /ˈket.əl/ us   /ˈket̬.əl/

kettleverb [T]

uk   /ˈket.əl/ us   /ˈket̬.əl/
(Definition of kettle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kettlenoun [C]

us   /ˈket̬·əl/
a covered container with a handle and a spout (= opening for pouring), used for boiling water
(Definition of kettle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kettle”
in Korean 주전자…
in Arabic غَلاّية…
in Malaysian cerek…
in French bouilloire…
in Russian чайник (для кипячения воды)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水壺,開水壺…
in Italian bollitore…
in Turkish su ısıtıcısı, çaydanlık…
in Polish czajnik…
in Spanish hervidora de agua, hervidor, tetera…
in Vietnamese ấm đun nước…
in Portuguese chaleira…
in Thai กาน้ำ…
in German der Kessel…
in Catalan bullidora…
in Japanese やかん…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水壶,烧水壶…
in Indonesian ketel…
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