blend·​er | \ ˈblen-dər How to pronounce blender (audio) \

Definition of blender

: one that blends especially : an electric appliance for grinding or mixing a food blender

Examples of blender in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The puree — made with peas and pea shoots that are blanched and then whizzed in the blender with some stock and a touch of cream until smooth — adds the deepest, truest pea flavor to the risotto, as well as the most spring-y color. Jessica Battilana, San Francisco Chronicle, "A luscious, verdant risotto fit for spring," 26 Mar. 2021 Of course, one of the easiest ways to juice celery is to put the washed, raw vegetable in the blender either by itself or along with fruit juice, ice, water, other fruit and/or leafy greens. Laura Wheatman Hill,, "How to make celery juice," 20 Mar. 2021 Use a blender or food processor to purée tomatoes until smooth. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Quick Steak With Chile Sauce—And a Special Ingredient," 17 Mar. 2021 Transfer the mixture to a blender or food processor. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, "Professional Chefs Share Their Favorite Comforting Soup Recipes," 28 Feb. 2021 Using a spoon, scoop out the squash flesh and transfer it to a blender or food processor. Washington Post, "Soupe joumou, a symbol of freedom and hope, is a New Year’s Day tradition for Haitians everywhere," 22 Dec. 2020 In the blender, combine the remaining 1/2 cup coconut milk with the cilantro, the remaining chile, lemon juice, sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Star Tribune, "Recipes from our favorite cookbooks: Winter Pilau With Beets, Cauliflower and Cilantro Chutney, Powdered Donut Cake," 9 Dec. 2020 Ask your barista to add 1 Starbucks Birthday Cake Pop into the blender. Kate Friedman, Glamour, "Starbucks Secret Menu: 51 Best Drinks to Order," 18 Mar. 2021 Enjoy a glass straight from the bottle, decant another for half an hour, and pulse the final glass in a blender three to seven times. Michelle Williams, Forbes, "Traversing The Base Of The Burgundy Wine Pyramid," 11 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of blender

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blender was circa 1611

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“Blender.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of blender

: an electric kitchen machine that is used to cut food and ice into very small pieces and to make soft foods (such as fruits) into a liquid


blend·​er | \ ˈblen-dər How to pronounce blender (audio) \

Kids Definition of blender

: an appliance used to chop, mix, blend, and liquefy

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