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food processor

noun
1.
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.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
Related forms
food processing, noun
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Examples from the web for food processor
  • Place the remainder of the almonds in a food processor, fitted with a metal blade.
  • Blend all pesto ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Pulse sugar and ginger in a food processor until ginger is finely chopped, then add cream cheese and pulse until smooth.
  • Pulse all ingredients except bread in a food processor until finely chopped and combined well.
  • Peel daikon, then shred in a food processor fitted with medium shredding disk.
  • Pulse hazelnuts with sugar in a food processor until nuts are finely chopped.
  • Don't use a food processor or the cheese will be too smooth.
  • Combine cooled pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and ground flaxseed in a food processor, and process for a minute.
  • Put flour, salt, cheese and butter in bowl of a food processor.
  • Alternately, the mixture can be chopped in a food processor.
British Dictionary definitions for food processor

food processor

noun
1.
(cookery) an electric domestic appliance designed to speed the preparation and mixing of ingredients by automatic chopping, grating, blending, etc
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Encyclopedia Article for food processor

electric appliance developed in the late 20th century, used for a variety of food-preparation functions including kneading, chopping, blending, and pulverizing.

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