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shaker

noun [C]  /ˈʃeɪ·kər/ us  
a container with holes in its lid from which spices and other powders can be shaken onto food: a salt/pepper shaker A shaker is also a container with a tight-fitting lid in which liquids can be mixed together by moving the container quickly.
Translations of “shaker”
in Chinese (Traditional) 搖動器, 混合器, (蓋上有孔的)佐料瓶…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摇动器, 混合器, (盖上有孔的)佐料瓶…
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