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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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British Dictionary definitions for food-processing

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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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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