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Confusing Words > cooker and cook
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

COOKER (mainly UK)/ (US ->stove) => a large box-shaped device which is used to cook and heat food either by putting the food inside or by putting it on the top


Restaurants that serve a lot of rice, particularly those specializing in Asian cuisine, often use industrial size rice cookers that quickly and cheaply produce large quantities of cooked rice.

Is your cooker gas or electric?

A rice cooker is a device used primarily for cooking rice.

Although the rice cooker does not necessarily speed up the cooking process, the cook's involvement in cooking rice with a rice cooker is reduced to simply using the correct amount of water.

An electric cooker is an electric powered cooking device.


COOK => someone who prepares and cooks food


Steve is a wonderful cook.

Meganís husband is a good cook.

A chef is a cook, especially the chief cook of a large kitchen staff.

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