[strood-l; German shtrood-l]
a pastry, usually consisting of a fruit, cheese, or other mixture, rolled in a paper-thin sheet of dough and baked.

1925–30; < German: literally, eddy, whirlpool Unabridged
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strudel (ˈstruːdəl, German ˈʃtruːdəl)
a thin sheet of filled dough rolled up and baked: apple strudel
[German, from Middle High German strodel eddy, whirlpool, so called from the way the pastry is rolled]

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Word Origin & History

kind of Austrian pastry, 1893, from Ger. Strudel, lit. "eddy, whirlpool," from O.H.G. stredan "to bubble, boil, whirl, eddy," from PIE base *ser- "to flow" (see serum).
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Computing Dictionary

strudel definition

Common (spoken) name for the commercial at sign, "@", ASCII 64.
[Jargon File]

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Example sentences
Minutes later the strudel jammed in the toaster and started to smoke.
For dessert, try the warm apple strudel with cinnamon ice cream.
The loudest sound you hear is the breaking of strudel dough.
The pipeline is buried in a trench in the sea floor deep enough to reduce the risk of damage from ice gouging and strudel scour.
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