Examples from the Web for spatula
He uses a spatula to flatten the onions and the meat together, creating a broad circular patty with an uneven edge.
Free up the crust with a spatula, and breaking it into smaller pieces, place and serve on separate serving dish.Persian New Year Celebration With Author Azar Nafisi|Karen Fragala Smith|March 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Sam was in the kitchen standing over a sizzling skillet of bacon, spatula in hand.
Instead, she picked up the spatula and expertly scooped the eggs onto their two plates and carried them to the breakfast nook.Ye of Little Faith|Roger Phillips Graham
They were accompanied by a metal stirrer (spatula) for turning the beans.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
The width of the spatula averages 15 mm., but the size and shape of the spatula both vary considerably.
This ledge serves to retain the enamel, and hinders it from falling off when applied and pressed on with a spatula.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
It consists of a long shaft with an olivary point at one end and a spatula at the other.
British Dictionary definitions for spatula
Word Origin for spatula
Word Origin and History for spatula
1520s, from Latin spatula "broad piece, spatula," diminutive of spatha "broad, flat tool or weapon," from Greek spathe "broad blade" (see spade (n.1)). Erroneous form spattular is attested from c.1600.