immersion circulator

noun
|Updated on: 1 Jun 2018

Definition of immersion circulator

: an electrical appliance used for sous vide cooking that is immersed in a container of water and that circulates and heats the water to a precise, consistently maintained temperature
  • Known as an immersion circulator, it is a six-inch metal box with a digital temperature readout and a shiny coil that thrusts deep into the stockpot, simultaneously heating and circulating the water with a powerful little pump.
  • —Jeffrey Steingarten

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1979

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