coffee maker

\ˈkȯ-fē-ˌmā-kər, ˈkä-\
variants: or less commonly coffeemaker

Definition of coffee maker 

: a utensil or appliance in which coffee is brewed

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My stove top espresso coffee maker’s rubber seal disintegrated. Beverly Beckham,, "Google it? But I don’t want to," 18 May 2018 While there is no coffee maker in the room, management provides free SpyHouse Coffee every morning in the lobby. Elaine Glusac, New York Times, "A Minneapolis Hotel With Northwoods Style (and Flavor)," 27 Jan. 2018 For example, a lightweight camping chair will seem like a comfortable recliner at the end of a long day, while a French press coffee maker just might make rolling out of the sleeping bag in the morning a bit easier too. Kraig Becker, Popular Mechanics, "8 Things to Know Before You Hike the Appalachian Trail," 1 Mar. 2017 Each cold brew coffee maker was tested multiple times. Jeffrey Van Camp, WIRED, "The 6 Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers You Can Buy," 22 June 2018 On taste, the CM1100B outperformed several more expensive coffee makers. Reviewed Staff, USA TODAY, "The best coffee makers of 2018," 8 May 2018 From Jarden's Product Family Founded in the early 1970s in Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Coffee helped popularize drip coffee makers for home use, a market dominated until then by percolators. Sharon Terlep, WSJ, "A Megadeal Joined Sharpie Markers and Crock-Pots. What Could Go Wrong? A Lot," 2 May 2018 Meanwhile college students who need sheets, coffee makers and other gadgets to fill their dorm rooms will also be able to expedite their online shopping trips. Charisse Jones, USA TODAY, "Walmart offers a 3D tour to get shoppers to look, click and buy," 28 June 2018 The kitchens are equipped with two-burner cooktops, full-sized or minirefrigerators, and plenty of cabinet space, as well as coffee makers, plates, cutlery, and drinking glasses. Katheleen Conti,, "Tiny home village offers fun-sized travel experience," 4 June 2018

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First Known Use of coffee maker

1848, in the meaning defined above

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