Examples of pressure cooker in a Sentence
The new boss has turned the office into a pressure cooker.
Recent Examples of pressure cooker from the Web
Verlander has thrown 24 consecutive scoreless innings in elimination games, has the lowest career ERA in such pressure cookers (1.21) and is tied with Curt Schilling for the most wins in those spots (four).
Police defused the bomb, a pressure cooker packaged with ball bearings and steel nuts and attached to a cellphone.
Solano discussed buying materials for a pressure cooker bomb, placing it in luggage and detonating the device at a food court with a cellphone, the affidavit said.
Or maybe your Pinterest feed is loaded up with pressure cooker recipes your friends are fervently pinning.
Photographer Jane Schreibman told jurors about calling in the second unexploded pressure cooker.
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First Known Use of pressure cooker
PRESSURE COOKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pressure cooker for English Language Learners
: a special pot that is used to cook food quickly by using the pressure of steam
: a situation or place that causes you to feel a lot of stress or pressure
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