appliance garage

appliance garage

noun
a kitchen compartment or cabinet designed for housing frequently used small electric appliances.

Origin:
1985–90

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Main Entry:  appliance garage
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a countertop or under-cabinet storage in a kitchen where an appliance or appliances are hidden from view but easily accessed
Example:  When you get your new kitchen designed, consider an appliance garage for the mixer and food processor.
Etymology:  from the door of this opening similarly to a garage door
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