Definition of strainer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstrānər/


A device having holes punched in it or made of crossed wires for separating solid matter from a liquid: a tea strainer
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  • When the pan & broth are cool enough not to burn you, set up a pan big enough to hold all the liquid with a strainer or colander resting over it.
  • Leaf strainers and wire mesh don't always work.
  • Pour liquid through a fine strainer into a jar; discard leaves.
sieve, colander, filter, sifter, riddle, screen
archaic griddle

Words that rhyme with strainer

abstainer, arcana, campaigner, Cana, caner, cantilena, complainer, container, detainer, drainer, entertainer, explainer, Gaenor, gainer, Gaynor, grainer, Jena, Lena, maintainer, Marlene, N'Djamena, obtainer, ordainer, planar, planer, profaner, Rayner, retainer, scena, seiner, Sinn Feiner, sustainer, trainer, uniplanar

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Syllabification: strain·er

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