triv·et / ˈtrivit/ • n. an iron tripod placed over a fire for a cooking pot or kettle to stand on. ∎ an iron bracket designed to hook onto bars of a grate for a similar purpose. ∎ a small plate placed under a hot serving dish to protect a table.
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