Definition of "strainer" [strain•er]

  • (noun) One that strains, as a device used to separate liquids from solids.
  • (noun) An apparatus for tightening, stretching, or strengthening.

Use "strainer" in a sentence

  • "Strain the liquid through a piece of cheesecloth to remove the unwanted berry parts, sometimes a strainer is adequate."
  • "Nonnie, my host mom, helps me squish all the honey cells through a strainer, which is great fun."
  • "A typical form of vessel of this period is the long narrow strainer, which is borne by the Cup-Bearer in the palace fresco, and of which various specimens have been found."

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