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1      (Brit)   a shop that sells cookery equipment  
2      (U.S.)   a restaurant  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
1    to prepare (food) by the action of heat, as by boiling, baking, etc., or (of food) to become ready for eating through such a process  
   Related adj       culinary  
2    to subject or be subjected to the action of intense heat  
the town cooked in the sun     
3    tr  
Slang   to alter or falsify (something, esp. figures, accounts, etc.)  
to cook the books     
4    tr  
Slang   to spoil or ruin (something)  
5    intr  
Slang   to happen (esp. in the phrase what's cooking?)  
6    tr  
Slang   to prepare (any of several drugs) by heating  
7    intr     (Music, slang)   to play vigorously  
the band was cooking     
8    cook someone's goose  
a    to spoil a person's plans  
b    to bring about someone's ruin, downfall, etc.  
9    a person who prepares food for eating, esp. as an occupation,   (See also)        cook up  
     (Old English coc (n), from Latin coquus a cook, from coquere to cook)  
  cookable      adj  

Aorangi-Mount Cook  
      n      the official name for Mount       Cook  
Cook   [1]  
1      (Official name)    Aorangi-Mount Cook   a mountain in New Zealand, in the South Island, in the Southern Alps: the highest peak in New Zealand. Height: 3764 m (12349 ft.)  
2    a mountain in SE Alaska, in the St. Elias Mountains. Height: 4194 m (13760 ft.)  
Cook   [2]  
1    Captain James. 1728--79, British navigator and explorer: claimed the E coast of Australia for Britain, circumnavigated New Zealand, and discovered several Pacific and Atlantic islands (1768--79)  
2    Sir Joseph. 1860--1947, Australian statesman, born in England: prime minister of Australia (1913--14)  
3    Peter (Edward). 1937--95, British comedy actor and writer, noted esp. for his partnership (1960--73) with Dudley Moore  
4    Robin, full name Robert Finlayson Cook. born 1946, British Labour politician; foreign secretary from 1997  
5    Thomas. 1808--92, British travel agent; innovator of conducted excursions and founder of the travel agents Thomas Cook and Son  
      n   a method of food preparation used by caterers, in which cooked dishes are chilled rapidly and reheated as required  
      n   pl   , cooks-general     (Brit)   (formerly, esp. in the 1920s and '30s) a domestic servant who did cooking and housework  
Cook Inlet  
      n   an inlet of the Pacific on the coast of S Alaska: part of the Gulf of Alaska  
Cook Island Maori  
      n     (N.Z)   a dialect of Maori spoken in the Cook Islands  
Cook Islands  
      pl n   a group of islands in the SW Pacific, an overseas territory of New Zealand: consists of the Lower Cooks and the Northern Cooks Capital: Avarua, on Rarotonga. Pop.: 18500 (1994). Area: 234 sq. km (90 sq. miles).  
cook shop  
1      (Brit)   a shop that sells cookery equipment  
2      (U.S.)   a restaurant  
Cook's tour  
Informal   a rapid but extensive tour or survey of anything  
     (C19: after Thomas Cook2)  
Cook Strait  
      n   the strait between North and South Islands, New Zealand. Width: 26 km (16 miles)  
cook up  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    Informal   to concoct or invent (a story, alibi, etc.)  
2    to prepare (a meal), esp. quickly  
3    Slang   to prepare (a drug) for use by heating, as by dissolving heroin in a spoon  
4    (in the Caribbean) a dish consisting of mixed meats, rice, shrimps, and sometimes vegetables  
Mount Cook lily  
      n   a large white buttercup, Ranunculus lyallii, of the South Island alpine country of New Zealand,   (Also called)    great mountain buttercup  
      vb   to cook (food) in a pressure cooker  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  




cook up     
concoct, contrive, devise, dream up, fabricate, improvise, invent, manufacture, plot, prepare, scheme, trump up  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
The non-gaming internet shop refers to a place where the game sites are blocked or not installed on all computer units.
a single place where you can find everything you need, usually found in different places
coffee shop used as an office especially using internet connection with your laptop computer
new term coined in 2010, not entered yet as "official"
to steal something from a shop or a store during trading hours
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up
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