Definition of strainer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstreɪnə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstreɪnər//
In the kitchen
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a kitchen utensil (= a tool) with a lot of small holes in it, used for separating solids from liquids a tea-strainer See related entries: In the kitchen
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: strainer