blender

[ blen-der ]
/ ˈblɛn dər /

noun

a person or thing that blends.
an electric culinary grinding and mixing appliance, consisting of a container with propellerlike blades at the bottom that are whirled by a high-speed motor to purée, chop, or mix foods.

Origin of blender

First recorded in 1870–75; blend + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for blender

blender

/ (ˈblɛndə) /

noun

a person or thing that blends
Also called: liquidizer a kitchen appliance with blades used for puréeing vegetables, blending liquids, etc
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Word Origin and History for blender

blender


n.

person or thing that blends, 1872, agent noun from blend (v.). As a type of electric-powered food processor, from 1942.

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