Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a thing that percolates
- a kind of coffeepot in which the boiling water bubbles up through a tube and filters, through the ground coffee held in a perforated container, back to the bottom of the pot
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A coffeepot in which boiling water is forced repeatedly up through a central tube to filter back down through a basket of ground coffee beans.