- strain fracture,
- strain gauge,
- straining arch,
- straining piece,
- straining sill,
Origin of strainer
Examples from the Web for strainer
Prepare a large bowl with water and ice along with a strainer.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After shaking, he pours the opaque, green liquid through a strainer and into a chilled champagne coupe.
Traditional method: Separate broth from solids by pouring through a strainer.
Fat Separator method: Separate broth from solids by pouring through a strainer.
Put mushrooms in strainer basket and put the basket into the Thermomix with the mirepoix in the bottom.
Force the yolks through a potato ricer or strainer, sprinkling over the top.Stevenson Memorial Cook Book|Various
The walls of this chamber, besides acting as a strainer, are also respiratory organs.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
The nose acts as a strainer, to remove particles of dust which might do harm if allowed to enter the lungs.First Book in Physiology and Hygiene|J.H. Kellogg
When they have been boiling twenty minutes take from the fire and rub through a strainer.
These she cooked slowly until very soft, then pressed them through a strainer.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl|Amy Waterman
early 14c., agent noun from strain (v.).