blender

noun
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

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Remove sage and, using an immersion blender (or a standard blender, in batches), puree soup until smooth. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Pumpkin-Carrot Soup," 7 Jan. 2019 Use a pastry blender or two blunt knives to cut the butter into the flour until it is reduced to pea-size pieces. Lisa Yockelson, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: Strawberry shortcakes are one of the joys of berry season," 14 May 2018 Using a blender or immersion blender, puree soup until smooth, using caution when blending hot liquid. Ashleigh Spitza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The joys - and time-saving benefits - of a minimalist's approach to entertaining," 12 May 2018 Use a pastry blender or two knives to work in the butter until topping resembles coarse meal. Judy Buchenot, Naperville Sun, "Suburban Cooks: Recipe for food-producing garden," 20 Apr. 2018 Cut in butter using either a pastry blender, two knives, or your fingers until mixture resembles a coarse meal, working quickly to avoid warming butter. Country Living, "Sweet Potato Biscuits," 9 Mar. 2018 With pastry blender or 2 knives used scissor-fashion, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Soda Bread," 6 Feb. 2019 Then, pop them in the blender for 10 to 12 minutes. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Make Nut Butter With Any Kind of Nut," 9 Nov. 2018 Add butter and cut in with a pastry blender until pieces are pea-sized. Elaine Johnson, Sunset, "Irish Soda Bread," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of blender

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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blender

noun

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

blender

noun
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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