cook·​ware | \ ˈku̇k-ˌwer How to pronounce cookware (audio) \

Definition of cookware

: utensils used in cooking

Examples of cookware in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For extra-tough spots (think the bottoms of copper cookware that experience a lot of wear and tear), sprinkle baking soda directly onto dirty spots. Amy Mitchell, Country Living, "How to Clean Copper so It Goes From Green to Great," 14 Jan. 2020 But if your cooking plans involve a lot of foods that contain acids (think dishes cooked with a lot of wine or tomatoes), consider enameled cookware. The Editors, Outdoor Life, "How to Start Cooking with Cast Iron," 27 Dec. 2019 The state approve d some of the country’s toughest drinking water standards for a class of toxic chemicals that have been used in everything from firefighting foam to nonstick cookware but are now raising health concerns. Washington Post, "Motorcyclists killed, death penalty repeal headlined in 2019," 25 Dec. 2019 The beautiful set includes 11-pieces of stainless- steel cookware made in the USA. Jean Chen Smith,, "2019 holiday gift guide: The swanky edition," 18 Dec. 2019 Induction stoves and cooktops require specific cookware. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, "The Pros and Cons of Buying an Induction Stove or Cooktop," 17 Dec. 2019 Definitely should have kept the Danish cookware, though. Amanda Richards, Glamour, "‘I Shopped to Cope With Depression—And Racked Up $25K in Credit Card Debt’," 3 Jan. 2020 The chemicals have been used in firefighting foam, nonstick cookware, water-repellent clothing and many other household and personal items. Washington Post, "Judge halts arbitration in Chemours-DuPont dispute," 19 Dec. 2019 William Sonoma: Score an extra 25% off all cookware, up to 50% off tabletop decor, up to 30% off kitchen tools, and up to 75% off cutlery. Susan Brickell,, "The Best Cyber Monday Deals of 2019 Are Already Live," 1 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of cookware

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cookware was in 1922

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25 Jan 2020

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“Cookware.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of cookware

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

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