toaster

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General English

Food

  • An implement consisting of a spring loaded carrier for a slice of bread moving in a vertical slot with electrically heated elements on either side. The bread is placed in the carrier which when depressed, automatically switches on the elements and a timer which after a preset time releases the catch which holds the carrier down thus releasing the toast and switching off the elements.
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