Merriam-Webster defines "mashing" as the act of "reducing to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure". Next to this definition they included a picture of the WPM-24 Masher. How appropriate—these Admiral Craft potato mashers are paragons of what it means to mash. Constructed of plated rod and a wooden handle, these mashers are excellent utility tools to pulverize ingredients. While these mashers would be inappropriate in commercial settings as a mixer substitute, they are still very useful utensils. Check out one for yourself!