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Meaning of SPATULA

Pronunciation:  'spachulu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
  2. [n]  a turner with a narrow flexible blade
 

SPATULA is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: blade, food turner, grip, hand tool, handgrip, handle, hold, palette knife, putty knife, slice, turner

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spat"u*la\ (?; 135), n. [L. spatula, spathula, dim. of
spatha a spatula: F. spatule. See {Spade} for digging.]
An implement shaped like a knife, flat, thin, and somewhat
flexible, used for spreading paints, fine plasters, drugs in
compounding prescriptions, etc. Cf. {Palette knife}, under
{Palette}.

 

 

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