Definitions of cooker

  1. a utensil for cooking
  2. A special apparatus or vessel for preparing food for the table.

Usage examples for cooker

  1. Since the captain's cordial welcome extended only to his guest, Dane regretfully descended to the mess cabin to make unskilled preparations for supper- though there was not much you could do to foul up concentrates in an automatic cooker. – Voodoo Planet by Andrew North
  2. A record showing the kind and amount of raw materials placed in the mash and in the cooker was made of the samples collected from these three breweries. – A Study Of American Beers and Ales by L.M. Tolman J. Garfield Riley
  3. A good substitute for bread is the following excellent whole wheat preparation: Soak clean, soft wheat in cold water for about seven hours and steam in a double boiler for from eight to twelve hours, or cook in a fireless cooker over night. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  4. Both the stones and food are heated on a range and then introduced into the cooker in such a way that the stones are under and over the kettle of food. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  5. Our cooker doesn't come up. – “Crumps”, The Plain Story of a Canadian Who Went by Louis Keene
  6. Like a fireless cooker. – Ethel Morton's Holidays by Mabell S. C. Smith
  7. And she mustn't forget to ask Mrs. Nesbit if she's used the Peerless Cooker and if she has, will she please say something nice about it to Mrs. Ahab Wright, for Papa is so anxious to sell one to the Wrights! – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  8. In 1679, the steam pressure cooker was invented by Denis Papin from France. – Our Legal Heritage by S. A. Reilly
  9. This can be made on the stove, in the oven, or in fireless cooker. – The-Suffrage-Cook-Book by Kleber, L. O., Mrs.
  10. Captain Wagstaffe was making cocoa over a Tommy's Cooker. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  11. I unloaded a sledge, and reloaded it with a couple of skins, the instruments, and a cooker with enough alcohol and food for one meal for three, and then I turned in to the igloo where my boys were already sound asleep. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  12. There is also, for those who can afford half- a- crown, that invaluable contrivance, " Tommy's Cooker"; and occasionally we get a ration of coke. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  13. The fireless cooker is most satisfactory in cooking these dried foods. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  14. The usual type of kettle feed cooker is commonly used for boiling fish and preparing other cooked feeds but in its place a small four- horse steam boiler can be utilized to good advantage as this makes it possible to cook the feed right in the mixer by using a steam hose. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  15. It was an ideal steam cooker. – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  16. 4. Do not open the cooker to " see how the food is getting along." – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer