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kitchen utensils   Quick reference

Visual English Dictionary

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
263 words
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22

...utensils kitchen knife examples of kitchen knives for opening for grinding and grating for measuring for straining and draining baking utensils set of utensils miscellaneous utensils kitchen knife Keywords back blade bolster cutting edge guard half handle heel point rivet tang examples of kitchen knives Keywords bread knife carving knife cleaver cook's knife Keywords boning knife carving fork filleting knife ham knife paring knife Keywords butter curler grapefruit knife oyster knife peeler zester Keywords cutting board groove sharpening steel sharpening...

Dinanderie

Dinanderie  

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Decorative brassware, specifically kitchen ware. The term derives from the town of Dinant (on the Meuse near Liège), where brass kitchen utensils were made for centuries.J. T. Perry: Dinanderie ...
blackguard

blackguard  

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A man who behaves in a dishonourable or contemptible way. The term originated (in the early 16th century) as two words, black guard, denoting a body of attendants or servants, especially the menials ...
Zani & Zani

Zani & Zani  

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(established 1936)A leading Italian manufacturer of kitchen utensils and tableware, Serafino Zani founded the company under the Zani name in 1936. Building on craft traditions in cutlery making the ...
Dinanderie

Dinanderie   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
58 words

.... Decorative brassware, specifically kitchen ware. The term derives from the town of Dinant (on the Meuse near Liège), where brass kitchen utensils were made for centuries. J. T. Perry : Dinanderie: A History and Description of Mediæval Art Work in Copper, Brass and Bronze (London, 1910) D. Forest and M.-C Forest : La dinanderie française: 1900–1950 (Paris,...

rail

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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

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Current Version:
2013

...1. A horizontal piece of timber or steel from which objects can be hung or secured. Objects typically hung from rails include curtains, kitchen utensils, and tools, and objects secured include fence panels and boarding. 2. The top part of a stair balustrade that provides a continuous pole, which allows those using the stairs to assist movement by holding the rail. 3. The horizontal member that subdivides a doorframe. 4. A handrail . 5. A horizontal member on a...

Teflon®

Teflon®   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
95 words

...A material used as a non-stick coating for pans and kitchen utensils. > Used to describe someone whose reputation remains undamaged despite scandals or blunders; also used to describe a mind in which nothing seems to stick I've tried to learn other languages, can ‘pretend talk’ authentic-sounding Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, German and Swedish. But my Teflon mind won't hold real words and grammar. Susan Sussman with Sarajane Avidon Cruising for Murder 2000 But up close, Chicagoans can see that the continuing scandals have scraped away the...

Aertsen, Pieter

Aertsen, Pieter (1508–75)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
181 words

...still lifes in the foreground with small religious scenes in the background. Thus the famous Butcher's Stall ( 1551 ; Uppsala University) occludes the Flight into Egypt; the biblical story of Christ in the House of Martha and Mary justifies the display of foodstuffs and kitchen utensils. This ‘inversion’ of religious theme and genre influenced the bodegónes of the young Velázquez who was familiar with Aertsen's works through engravings. Kristin Lohse Belkin Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek , 40...

Timers, Hourglasses, and Egg Timers

Timers, Hourglasses, and Egg Timers   Reference library

Linda Campbell Franklin

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013

...“well done,” “medium cooked,” and “soft boiled.” Clockwork bell timers were introduced in the early twentieth century. Dials could be set for one to sixty minutes, even 120 on some models. By the 1990s, many clockwork timers came in whimsical shapes, including various kitchen utensils. Electric timers that could be wired to ovens were introduced around 1930 , electronic ones sixty years later. [ See also Egg-Preparation Tools ; Eggs .] Bibliography Franklin, Linda Campbell . 300 Years of Kitchen Collectibles , 5th ed. Iola, Wisc.: Krause, 2003. Linda...

Barkley, Alben William

Barkley, Alben William (24 Nov. 1877)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Political Biography (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
310 words

...Virginia , 30 Apr. 1956 ) US ; Member of the US House of Representatives 1913–27 ; US Senator 1927–49 , Senate majority leader 1937–47 , Vice-President 1949–53 The son of a tobacco farmer, Barkley attended local schools before taking to the road selling kitchen utensils in order to earn enough to continue his education. He graduated BA from Marvin College, Clinton, Kentucky in 1897 . Thereafter he attended Emory College, Oxford, Georgia and then the University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville. He was called to the bar in 1901 and...

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