kattila

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *katilaz.

Noun[edit]

kattila

  1. A pot or kettle (cooking vessel).
  2. A boiler or steam boiler (apparatus for producing steam or hot water for heating or industrial use).
  3. (geology) A kettle or kettle hole (fluvioglacial landform).
  4. (geology) As a short form of kattilavajoama, a caldera (crater formed by collapse of the cone of a volcano).

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In British English kettle in the sense "cooking vessel" normally refers to a vessel equipped with a spout or a lip and used exclusively for boiling water.

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kattila

  1. kettle