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Meaning of “pressure cooker” - Learner’s Dictionary

pressure cooker

noun [C]    
a pan with a lid which you use to cook food quickly in steamPots and pans
Translations of “pressure cooker”
in Korean 압력솥…
in Arabic حَلّة ضَغط…
in Portuguese panela de pressão…
in Catalan olla de pressió…
in Japanese 圧力鍋, 加圧調理器…
in Italian pentola a pressione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壓力鍋,高壓鍋…
in Russian скороварка…
in Turkish düdüklü tencere…
in Chinese (Simplified) 压力锅,高压锅…
in Polish szybkowar…
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