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English noun: kettle

1. kettle (artifact) a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid


Synonymsboiler


Broader (hypernym)pot


Narrower (hyponym)teakettle

2. kettle (quantity) the quantity a kettle will hold


Synonymskettleful


Broader (hypernym)containerful

3. kettle (object) (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits


Synonymskettle hole


Broader (hypernym)hole, hollow


Domain categorygeology

4. kettle (artifact) a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it


Synonymskettledrum, timpani, tympani, tympanum


Broader (hypernym)percussion instrument, percussive instrument









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