food processor


noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. food insecurity,
  2. food mile,
  3. food mill,
  4. food poisoning,
  5. food pollen,
  6. food pyramid,
  7. food science,
  8. food security,
  9. food service,
  10. food stamp

Origin of food processor

First recorded in 1970–75

Also called processor.

Related formsfood processing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for food processor

food processor

noun

cookery an electric domestic appliance designed to speed the preparation and mixing of ingredients by automatic chopping, grating, blending, etc
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