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Word: spatula

Definition: broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing


Sentences Containing 'spatula'

Carrols' Toasted Cheese (aka TC) had two yellow American cheese slices criss-crossing on both the top and bottom sides of a hamburger bun (cut surfaces to the outside), which was pressed with a spatula as it cooked on the grill.
Marcie's first attempt fails as she fries the eggs on a griddle and flips them with a spatula. In their second attempt, Marcie tries cooking four eggs on a waffle iron, then she unsuccessfully tries to put one in a toaster, then she takes that egg and the others and tries roasting the remaining eight eggs in the oven.
SpongeBob can use his spatula to flip things and open a portcullis.
The leaves have oval or spatula-shaped serrated blades up to 8 or 9 centimeters long by 4 or 5 wide, becoming smaller toward the end of the stem.

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