- 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.
Origin of food processor
First recorded in 1970–75
Also called processor.
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- cookery an electric domestic appliance designed to speed the preparation and mixing of ingredients by automatic chopping, grating, blending, etc
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