kettle

Definitions

Construction

  • The storage container for asphalt to be used for "hot mopped" roof construction.
  • Any open vessel used to contain paint or in which glue is melted.

Slang

  • noun a watch. This old term, still used particularly among police and criminals, is said to be from the rhyming slang ‘kettle and hob’, meaning fob.

Travel

  • noun a metal or plastic container, with a lid and a spout, used for boiling water
  • noun a large container used in a kitchen for boiling soup, stew, etc.
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