Meaning of “strainer” in the English Dictionary

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"strainer" in British English

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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)

"strainer" in American English

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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)