English version

kettle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Utensils
ldoce_180_akettleket‧tle /ˈketl/ ●●● S3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 ldoce_180.png DFUa container with a lid, a handle, and a spout, used for boiling and pouring water syn teakettle American English 🔊 She filled the kettle and switched it on. 🔊 The kettle’s boiling (=the water in it is boiling). 🔊 Put the kettle on (=start boiling water in a kettle), will you?2 American English a large pot, used for making soup3 another/a different kettle of fish
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