a garlic press, also known as a garlic crusher, is a kitchen utensil to crush garlic cloves efficiently by forcing them through a grid of small holes, usually with some type of piston.many garlic presses also have a device with a matching grid of blunt pins to clean out the holes. garlic presses present a convenient alternative to mincing garlic with a knife, especially because a clove of .
regional vocabulary within american english varies. below is a list of lexical differences in vocabulary that are generally associated with a region. a term featured on a list may or may not be found throughout the region concerned, and may or may not be recognized by speakers outside that region.
battery-powered angle grinder an angle grinder , also known as a side grinder or disc grinder , is a handheld power tool used for grinding abrasive cutting and polishing . although developed originally as tools for rigid abrasive discs, the availability of an interchangeable power source has encouraged their use with a wide variety of cutters and attachments.
a submarine sandwich, also known as a sub, hoagie, hero, or grinder, is a type of sandwich consisting of a length of bread or roll split lengthwise and filled with a variety of meats, cheeses, vegetables, and condiments. the sandwich has no standardized name, with over a dozen variations used around the world. the terms submarine and sub are widespread and not assignable to any certain region .
rock 'em sock 'em robots is a two-player action toy and game designed by marvin glass and associates and was first manufactured by the marx toy company in 1964. it features two dueling robot boxers, the red rocker and the blue bomber, mechanically manipulated by the players, and the game is won when one player knocks the head off of the opponent.the 2000s version of the game by mattel features .
for pharmaceutical use, the mortar and the head of the pestle are usually made of porcelain, while the handle of the pestle is made of wood. this is known as a wedgwood mortar and pestle and originated in 1759. today the act of mixing ingredients or reducing the particle size is known as trituration.
die grinder. a pneumatic die grinder with a right-angle head. a cordless battery-powered rotary tool used for light tasks. die grinders and rotary tools are handheld power tools used for grinding, sanding, honing, polishing, or machining material typically metal, but also plastic or wood .