HyperDic: kettle

English > 4 senses of the word kettle:
NOUNartifactkettle, boilera metal pot for stewing or boiling
quantitykettle, kettlefulthe quantity a kettle will hold
objectkettle, kettle hole(geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits
artifactkettle, kettledrum, tympanum, tympani, timpania large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it
kettle > pronunciation
Soundskeh'tahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > kettle: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid.
Synonymboiler
Narrowerteakettlekettle for boiling water to make tea
Broaderpotmetal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep
Spanishcaldera, hervidor
Catalanbullidora, bullidor, caldera
English > kettle: 4 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe quantity a kettle will hold.
Synonymkettleful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
Spanishhervidor
Catalanbullidor
English > kettle: 4 senses > noun 3, object
Meaning(geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits.
Synonymkettle hole
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
Broaderhole, hollowA depression hollowed out of solid matter
English > kettle: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it.
Synonymskettledrum, tympanum, tympani, timpani
Broaderpercussion instrument, percussive instrumentA musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
Spanishatabal, timbal, tímpano, tímpanos
Catalantimbala, timbales, timbal

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