immersion circulator


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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Recent Examples on the Web Now, anyone can get a decent immersion circulator shipped overnight to their doorstep for around $100. Jennifer Mcclellan, USA TODAY, 26 Apr. 2022 The magic is thanks to a water balloon, an immersion circulator, a drill and a syringe — which kind of sounds like the world’s weirdest game of Clue, but hey: science! Adam Lukach,, 4 Mar. 2022 Fill a medium basin with water, place your immersion circulator inside with the bag of coconut and rum, and set the temperature to 135 degrees. Cole Wilson, Popular Mechanics, 24 Apr. 2020 The immersion circulators have fallen from over $1,000 in the early days to under $200 for a top-quality model called Joule, made by ChefSteps. Dallas News, 20 Aug. 2019 ChefSteps Joule sous vide immersion circulator for $125.30 (normally $179). Ars Staff, Ars Technica, 15 July 2019 Nearly every bit of a fresh artichoke can be transformed into a delicious and memorable dish, and that doesn’t require an immersion circulator, Instant Pot or any other bit of gadgetry. Paul Stephen,, 22 Aug. 2019 Bring the water up to 145 F using an immersion circulator. Dallas News, 20 Aug. 2019 Instant Pot Sous Vide Circulator for $55 ($25 off): No this one isn't actually an Instant Pot, but rather a sous vide immersion circulator that can turn just about any pot of water into a state-of-the-art precision-boiling-machine. Wired Staff, WIRED, 15 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of immersion circulator

1979, in the meaning defined above

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4 May 2022

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“Immersion circulator.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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