home appliance

Definitions of home appliance
  1. noun
    an appliance that does a particular job in the home
    synonyms: household appliance
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    curling iron
    a cylindrical metal home appliance that heats a lock of hair that has been curled around it
    iron, smoothing iron
    home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth
    kitchen appliance
    a home appliance used in preparing food
    sewing machine
    a textile machine used as a home appliance for sewing
    pants presser, trouser press
    a home appliance in which trousers can be hung and the wrinkles pressed out
    vacuum, vacuum cleaner
    an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction
    white goods
    large electrical home appliances (refrigerators or washing machines etc.) that are typically finished in white enamel
    clothes drier, clothes dryer
    a dryer that dries clothes wet from washing
    coffee maker
    a kitchen appliance for brewing coffee automatically
    dish washer, dishwasher, dishwashing machine
    a machine for washing dishes
    disposal, electric pig, garbage disposal
    a kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage
    electric range
    a kitchen range in which the heat for cooking is provided by electric power
    flatiron
    an iron that was heated by placing it on a stove
    food processor
    a kitchen appliance with interchangeable blades; used for shredding or blending or chopping or slicing food
    gauffer, gauffering iron, goffer, goffering iron
    an iron used to press pleats and ridges
    Hoover
    a kind of vacuum cleaner
    hot plate, hotplate
    a portable electric appliance for heating or cooking or keeping food warm
    ice maker
    an appliance included in some electric refrigerators for making ice cubes
    microwave, microwave oven
    kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it; heat results from the absorption of energy by the water molecules in the food
    oven
    kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting
    icebox, refrigerator
    white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures
    serger
    a sewing machine that overcasts the raw edges of a fabric with a V-shaped stitch
    steam iron
    a pressing iron that can emit steam
    cooking stove, kitchen range, kitchen stove, range, stove
    a kitchen appliance used for cooking food
    toaster
    a kitchen appliance (usually electric) for toasting bread
    toaster oven
    kitchen appliance consisting of a small electric oven for toasting or warming food
    travel iron
    a small lightweight iron that can be carried while traveling
    waffle iron
    a kitchen appliance for baking waffles; the appliance usually consists of two indented metal pans hinged together so that they create a pattern on the waffle
    automatic washer, washer, washing machine
    a home appliance for washing clothes and linens automatically
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    appliance
    durable goods for home or office use
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