percolator

Definitions

Food

  • A coffee maker in which liquid heated to boiling point at the base rises through a central tube and sprays over a container of ground coffee. As it percolates through it extracts the solubles from the coffee and returns to the base to rise up through the tube again until all the solubles are extracted.

Travel

  • noun a coffeemaker where the water boils up through a tube and filters through ground coffee
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