fry·er | \ˈfrī(-ə)r \
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Definition of fryer 

: something intended for or used in frying: such as

a : a young chicken

b : a deep utensil for frying foods

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Then, gently drop the panelles into the fryer and let cook for 1-2 minutes, until they because golden brown and crispy., "A gluten-free recipe for big fans of ... gluten," 12 July 2018 The sidewalk fish-fryer confirmed that Morrison appeared to be the man in the 99 jersey who had pressed a gun to his chest outside the Last Chance Lounge. Mensah M. Dean,, "3 charged, none convicted: Why a North Philly murder remains unsolved," 29 May 2018 So many people came for Nashville hot chicken on Joella’s first day in early 2017 that the electrical system running the fryers went wonky one day, causing a two-hour delay. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Here are all the new fried chicken restaurants in Indianapolis," 6 July 2018 There are no freezers or fryers in the restaurants, and the menu changes four times a year. Fortune, "Oprah Winfrey's Next Investment: A Healthy Restaurant Chain," 11 July 2018 Three will be given away over the course of the event, in addition to other prizes, such as fryers, Idaho Potato VIP tickets and more. Michelle Jenkins, idahostatesman, "It's never been easier, or maybe greasier, to support The Idaho Foodbank: Just eat fries!," 7 July 2018 Subsequent stands paid for utensils, an air fryer and other supplies for an after-school cooking club that the boys started with the help of local catering chef Irene Castruita to promote healthier meals. Mike Freeman,, "Second graders' lemonade stands raise money for good causes," 1 July 2018 Gut-busting, artery-clogging mishmashes of bacon and deep-fryer oil are once again on the California State Fair's menu in 2018, and some options really take the funnel cake. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Chew on this: These are the 20 wildest foods for sale at this year’s State Fair," 12 July 2018 Beside it, french fries were piled in a little deep-fryer basket. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "Eating Alone," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of fryer

1851, in the meaning defined above

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deep-fat fryer

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English Language Learners Definition of fryer

: a deep pan for frying foods

: a young chicken that is suitable for frying

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