food processor

noun

Definition of food processor

: an electric kitchen appliance with a set of interchangeable blades revolving inside a container

Examples of food processor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Manufacturers typically do not recommend breaking down ice in a food processor. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "How to choose between food processors and blenders for your cooking projects," 7 Aug. 2020 In a blender or food processor, blend in batches until smooth. cleveland, "Don’t know what to do with all that fresh produce? Make a chilled summertime soup," 4 Aug. 2020 In a blender or food processor, add the banana, mango, and water. Good Housekeeping, "The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Baby Food," 23 July 2020 Put 1 pound hulled berries in a blender or food processor. The New York Times News Service Syndicate, The Denver Post, "A veggie burger unlike the others," 16 July 2020 Pinch of fancy sea salt such as Maldon flakes (or use kosher salt) Instructions: Put the chiles into a blender or food processor with the sugar and salt. ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Baja Shrimp Aguachile," 2 July 2020 Combine the nuts, water, maple syrup, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt in a high-speed blender or food processor. Allie Morris, Dallas News, "Buck Naked Kitchen: How an indigenous Canadian upbringing inspired this healthy cookbook," 1 July 2020 Pulse ½ cup of the oats in a food processor until ground into a flour. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Start Your Morning With an Outlander-Inspired Breakfast Recipe," 31 May 2020 In a food processor, pulse chickpeas, honey, and vanilla until smooth. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "PB&J Bars," 27 May 2020

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First Known Use of food processor

1973, in the meaning defined above

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11 Aug 2020

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“Food processor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/food%20processor. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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food processor

noun

English Language Learners Definition of food processor

: an electric kitchen device that is used for cutting and mixing food

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