vacuum pan

noun

: a tank with a vacuum pump for rapid evaporation and condensation (as of sugar syrup) by boiling at a low temperature

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vacuum pan was in 1833

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“Vacuum pan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vacuum%20pan. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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