noun. a stand with short feet used under a hot dish on a table.
noun. a three-legged metal stand for supporting a cooking vessel in a hearth.
1. Noun, singular or mass You can place it on the table on a trivet so people can grab a tortilla as they need it. 2. Verb, base form Cast iron roasters and Dutch ovens seldom come with a roasting rack, so improvise one with a cooling rack or trivet if you can.