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food processor

an electric appliance with interchangeable blades within a closed container into which food is inserted for slicing, shredding, mincing, chopping, puréeing, or otherwise processing at high speeds.
Also called processor.
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food processing, noun Unabridged
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  • Many things mediate between us and the natural environment: our homes, clothes, the food processing industry.

  • Among the slowest growing branches were timber and wood processing, textiles, nonferrous metallurgy, and food processing.

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British Dictionary definitions for food processing

food processor

(cookery) an electric domestic appliance designed to speed the preparation and mixing of ingredients by automatic chopping, grating, blending, etc
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