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strainer

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strainer

noun strain·er \ˈstrā-nər\

: a kitchen device that has many small holes and that is used to hold back solid pieces while a liquid passes through

Full Definition of STRAINER

:  one that strains: as
a :  a device (as a sieve) to retain solid pieces while a liquid passes through
b :  any of various devices for stretching or tightening something

First Known Use of STRAINER

14th century

strainer

noun strain·er \ˈstrā-nər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STRAINER

:  a device (as a sieve) to retain solid pieces while a liquid passes through

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