teakettle

noun
tea·​ket·​tle | \ ˈtē-ˌke-tᵊl How to pronounce teakettle (audio) \

Definition of teakettle

: a covered kettle with a handle and spout for boiling water

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White, crusty deposits form on teakettles and coffee pots. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How a Water Softener Works (And Why You Might Want One)," 4 July 2019 The Sheraton has signage in Mandarin and offers such in-room amenities as slippers and teakettles, and foods favored by Chinese travelers, such as congee and dumplings for breakfast. Hugo Martin, latimes.com, "Chinese tourists still love L.A. despite overall decline in visits to U.S.," 28 June 2019 The tea kettle The boiling water in a teakettle will kill germs, making this one of the easiest items to manage. Nicole Spector /, NBC News, "The kitchen is the germiest room. Here's how to deep clean everything.," 3 July 2018 The young Swiss curators Niels Olsen and Fredi Fischli invited 60 artists and architects to interpret street signs, chairs, teakettles and architecture. Joseph Giovannini, New York Times, "Swiss Institute Has a New Home Ready-Made for Art," 28 June 2018 Don't pour boiling water from your teakettle on the windows, the heat differential will crack them. Aleanna Siacon, Detroit Free Press, "Ice storm in Michigan's forecast: How to prepare," 13 Apr. 2018 To quick soak, simply boil water in a teakettle or on the stovetop, cover the cashews with the boiling water and set aside for 10-15 minutes. Drain. Debbi Snook, cleveland.com, "Loaded vegan nachos from David Carter (recipe, photos)," 2 May 2018 Don't pour boiling water from your teakettle on the windows, the heat differential will crack them. Aleanna Siacon, Detroit Free Press, "Ice storm in Michigan's forecast: How to prepare," 13 Apr. 2018 Don't pour boiling water from your teakettle on the windows, the heat differential will crack them. Aleanna Siacon, Detroit Free Press, "Ice storm in Michigan's forecast: How to prepare," 13 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of teakettle

1705, in the meaning defined above

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teakettle

noun

English Language Learners Definition of teakettle

US : a covered container that is used for boiling water and that has a handle and a spout

teakettle

noun
tea·​ket·​tle | \ ˈtē-ˌke-tᵊl How to pronounce teakettle (audio) \

Kids Definition of teakettle

: a covered pot that is used for boiling water and has a handle and spout

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