cook·ware | \ˈku̇k-ˌwer \

Definition of cookware 

: utensils used in cooking

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The lids can handle temperatures up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and the cookware is oven-safe up to 500 degrees. Samantha Gordon, USA TODAY, "Here are the 5 best Amazon deals you can get right now," 27 Feb. 2018 They were used in Scotchgard, fire retardants, nonstick cookware and other products. Detroit Free Press, "Snyder wants to sue 3M to recoup costs of contamination," 14 July 2018 Williams Sonoma: William Sonoma is also having a spring clearance sale right now, offering up to 70% off on select cookware, dishes, kitchen tools, appliances, and more. Olivia Harrison,, "The Home & Kitchen Deals You Need To Take Advantage Of This Memorial Day Weekend," 24 May 2018 All have eyes on being a Warby Parker for the kitchen and grabbing a slice of the $17 billion-a-year kitchen and cookware industry. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Kitchenware startups targeting millennial home cooks," 22 Mar. 2018 Some cookware has moved into the kitchens and now there’s office furniture in the administrative offices. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky International Convention Center on pace for August opening," 28 June 2018 Cheap clothing, cookware, consumer electronics and sunflower seeds imported from China have become popular in Tehran’s street markets. Benoit Faucon, WSJ, "China and Russia Push Into Iran, Exploiting Europe’s Caution," 28 May 2018 Mundane objects — weights and scales, fishhooks, playing dice, lamps and cookware — bring the verses of the New Testament to life. Fox News, "Franciscan museum in Jerusalem shows life in Jesus' time," 7 July 2018 Among its clients are foundries and manufacturers of such metal products as cookware. Jane Ford-stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Manufacturer outgrows New Berlin plant, will move into former Allis-Chalmers site in West Allis," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of cookware

1922, in the meaning defined above

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: the pots, pans, etc., that are used in cooking

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