Strainer vs Percolator - What's the difference?

strainer | percolator |


As nouns the difference between strainer and percolator

is that strainer is a device through which a liquid is passed for purification, filtering or separation from solid matter; anything (including a screen or a cloth) used to strain a liquid; any device functioning as a sieve or filter - in special, a perforated screen or openwork (usually at the end of a suction pipe of a pump), used to prevent solid bodies from mixing in a liquid stream or flowline while percolator is a device used to brew coffee by passing boiling water through coffee grounds.

strainer

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A device through which a liquid is passed for purification, filtering or separation from solid matter; anything (including a screen or a cloth) used to strain a liquid; any device functioning as a sieve or filter - in special, a perforated screen or openwork (usually at the end of a suction pipe of a pump), used to prevent solid bodies from mixing in a liquid stream or flowline.
  • One who strains.
  • Synonyms

    * (device for straining liquids)

    Anagrams

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    percolator

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia percolator)
  • A device used to brew coffee by passing boiling water through coffee grounds
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  • She heard the percolator bell ring.

    Derived terms

    * perk ----