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spatula in Utensils topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspatulaspat‧u‧la /ˈspætjələ $ -tʃələ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DFUa kitchen tool with a wide flat blade, used for spreading, mixing, or lifting soft substances2 British EnglishMH a small instrument with a flat surface, used by doctors to hold your tongue down so that they can examine your throat
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spatulaUsing a spatula, transfer charlotte to a large serving platter.As it cooks, neaten the sides with a spatula to build up a deep, straight edge.Add the oil and deep fry the pork, stirring with a spatula to break it into small pieces.With a metal spatula or the wooden peel, slip the pizza off the stone on to a serving tray.Use a rubber spatula to spread the batter evenly in the pan.Carefully spoon the remaining batter over the filling, using the rubber spatula to smooth the batter.Wooden and plastic spoons, spatulas, empty plastic tubs, measuring scoops, a cat bell inside a taped-up plastic bottle.I denied homosexual inclinations but he still made me bend down so that he could inspect my behind with a wooden spatula.