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shakernoun [C]

 us   /ˈʃeɪ·kər/
a ​container with ​holes in ​itslid 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 ​containerquickly.
(Definition of shaker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"shaker" in British English

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shakernoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃeɪ.kər/  us   /ˈʃeɪ.kɚ/
a ​container with a ​tightlyfittinglid in which ​liquids can be ​mixed together by ​moving the ​containerquickly from ​side to ​side: a ​cocktail shaker
a ​container with ​holes in ​itslid from which a ​powder can be put onto a ​surface, by ​holding the ​containerupside down and ​shaking it: a ​salt/​pepper shaker
a ​container into which dice are put and ​movedquickly from ​side to ​side before being ​thrown onto a ​flatsurface, usually during a ​gameinvolvingchance
(Definition of shaker from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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