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strainernoun [C]

uk   /ˈstreɪ.nər/  us   /ˈstreɪ.nɚ/
a kitchen utensil with a lot of holes in it for separating liquid from solid: a tea strainer
(Definition of strainer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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strainernoun [C]

 us   /ˈstreɪ·nər/
a kitchen utensil with a lot of holes in it for separating a liquid from solid pieces: Force the cooked fruit through a strainer
(Definition of strainer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strainer”
in Arabic مَصفاة…
in Korean 여과기…
in Portuguese coador…
in Catalan colador…
in Japanese ざる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滤器, 滤网, 滤盆…
in Chinese (Traditional) 濾器, 濾網, 濾盆…
in Italian colino…
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