Meaning of “trivet” in the English Dictionary

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"trivet" in British English

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trivetnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtrɪv.ɪt/ us /ˈtrɪv.ɪt/

a metal stand that you put on a table to protect its surface from hot dishes or pans

(Definition of “trivet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)