• A flexible plastic or rubber scraper, rectangular in shape with a curve on one side, used for removing all the contents of bowls and pans which would otherwise stick to the sides. Some have a handle.
  • A long thin flexible rectangular metal blade on a handle used for spreading and smoothing icing and fillings and for handling long fillets of fish


  • noun a flat flexible tool with a handle, used to scoop, lift, spread or mix things
  • noun a flat wooden stick used to press the tongue down when the mouth or throat is being examined