deep fryer


: a utensil suitable for deep-fat frying

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This deep fryer is adaptable to steam or fry an entire meal. Brad Fenson, Field & Stream, 14 Feb. 2023 The commercial-grade deep fryer is quick and easy to use and the best turkey fryer for home use. Brad Fenson, Field & Stream, 14 Feb. 2023 The menu features burgers, gussied-up hot dogs, a very busy deep fryer and a long list of soft serve ice cream treats. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, 12 Aug. 2020 Preset a tabletop deep fryer to 350 degrees or use a deep pan or pot with frying oil on the stove and preheat. Claudia Alarcón, Forbes, 10 Feb. 2023 Anything on the menu can be made gluten-free, using rice flour and a deep fryer used exclusively for gluten-free frying. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Aug. 2022 Heat the peanut oil in a deep fryer or a large heavy bottomed pot to 250 degrees F. Kaitlyn Keegan, Hartford Courant, 1 July 2022 The frying game is particularly fraught: deep fryer fires cause an average of five deaths and 60 injuries a year and do more than $15 million in property damage, according to the NFPA. Alexis Stevens, Chicago Tribune, 24 Nov. 2022 Deep Fried BLT: Bacon and cheese get folded into a tortilla, then tossed in the deep fryer. Dallas News, 13 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of deep fryer was in 1950

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“Deep fryer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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