double boiler noun
: a pair of deep cooking pans that fit together so that the contents of the top pan can be cooked or heated by boiling water in the bottom pan
: a cooking utensil consisting of two saucepans fitting together so that the contents of the upper can be cooked or heated by boiling water in the lower
Examples of DOUBLE BOILER
- Melt the chocolate in a double boiler.
First Known Use of DOUBLE BOILER
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