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Meaning of PERCOLATOR

Pronunciation:  'purku`leytur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beans
 

PERCOLATOR is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: coffeepot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Per"co*la`tor\, n.
    1. A kind of coffee pot in which the heated water is caused
       to filter through the coffee and thus extract its essence.
    
    2. (Pharmacy) An apparatus for producing an extract from a
       drug by percolation.
    
    
  2. \Per"co*la`tor\, n.
    One who, or that which, filters. ``[Tissues] act as
    percolators.'' --Henfrey.
    
    
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing or hearing a percolator in your dream, suggests that you need to take things a little slower. You need to think things through before taking any action.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: clarifier, colander, cradle, cribble, filter, lixiviator, purifier, refiner, refinery, riddle, rocker, screen, sieve, sifter, strainer, winnow, winnowing basket, winnowing fan, winnowing machine
 

 

 

 

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