lid lifter


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lid lifter

A term of art referring to exuberant growth of Rhizopus spp and Zygomyces spp on SABHI culture media, in which high-fibrous colonies rapidly fill the entire petri dish, seeming poised to lift off the lid.
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Kuhn Rikon rolls out two new Safety Lid Lifter can openers featuring the patented Lid Gripper for safe and "touchless" can opening.
After analysis, a pneumatic lid lifter was installed on all 81 filters in the plant.
A claw hammer serves as a lid lifter and a pair of tongs can be used to move hot coals.
After this, remove the lid with a lid lifter or tongs, set aside.
Additional items launched at the show include a five-piece canning set, consisting of a jar wrench, canning funnel, PVC-coated jar lifter, tongs and a magnetic lid lifter to protect fingers from scalding water.
Is there a lid lifter to fit the eyes on the stove?
Don't forget jar tongs, a magnetic lid lifter (easily made by gluing a small magnet onto a short dowel; this keeps your fingers out of the hot water while fishing for a lid, and avoids the frustration of trying to pick up a single lid with tongs), a widemouth funnel to fill jars, a 1-1/2 cup scoop, and a sturdy tray for carrying jars.
In addition, Americans can't resist the urge to sneak a peek while their food is cooking on the grill, with an overwhelming 78 percent of grillers admitting they're lid lifters.