Definition of roaster in English:


Line breaks: roast¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊstə


  • 1A container, oven, furnace, or apparatus for roasting something: my mother used to cook poultry in an oval-lidded roaster
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    • The two of them took the heavy iron roaster from the oven and set it on the metal rack protecting the counter top.
    • On the deck was a large picnic table, and just before the deck was a spot for a campfire and a pig roaster and grill.
    • A reverberating furnace with two hearths heated a roaster to 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit to calcine the ore.
  • 1.1A foodstuff that is particularly suitable for roasting, especially a chicken: if you are using a roaster instead of a boiler, 45 to 50 minutes will cook it
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    • The roasters didn't have that weird yellow color like many commercial chickens.
    • In this part of the country, fryers have squeezed roasters out of existence in food markets.
    • They are dual-purpose birds that lay eggs well and produce good roasters reasonably fast.

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