Definition of double boiler in English:

double boiler

Syllabification: dou·ble boil·er


  • A saucepan with a detachable upper compartment heated by boiling water in the lower one.
    More example sentences
    • Melt 1/2 cup of chocolate in a double boiler over simmering water.
    • Transfer mixture to the top of a double boiler, add water to bottom part and bring to simmer.
    • Combine condensed soup and water in a double boiler.

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