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Meaning of kitchen

kitch•en

Pronunciation: (kich'un), [key]
— n.
  1. a room or place equipped for cooking.
  2. culinary department; cuisine: This restaurant has a fine Italian kitchen.
  3. the staff or equipment of a kitchen.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or designed for use in a kitchen: kitchen window; kitchen curtains.
  2. employed in or assigned to a kitchen: kitchen help.
  3. of or resembling a pidginized language, esp. one used for communication between employers and servants or other employees who do not speak the same language.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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