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Meaning & Definition of Kettle in English

English

Kettle

/kɛtəl/

noun

1. A metal pot for stewing or boiling

  • Usually has a lid
    synonym:
  • kettle
  • ,
  • boiler

2. The quantity a kettle will hold

    synonym:
  • kettle
  • ,
  • kettleful

3. (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits

    synonym:
  • kettle hole
  • ,
  • kettle

4. A large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it

    synonym:
  • kettle
  • ,
  • kettledrum
  • ,
  • tympanum
  • ,
  • tympani
  • ,
  • timpani

Examples of using

The kettle is boiling.
Wait till the kettle begins to sing.