dish-like

dish-like
a.
Dishing, concave, shaped like a dish.

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  • Dish — (d[i^]sh), n. [AS. disc, L. discus dish, disc, quoit, fr. Gr. di skos quoit, fr. dikei^n to throw. Cf. {Dais}, {Desk}, {Disc}, {Discus}.] 1. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table. [1913 Webster] She… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dish antenna — Dish Dish (d[i^]sh), n. [AS. disc, L. discus dish, disc, quoit, fr. Gr. di skos quoit, fr. dikei^n to throw. Cf. {Dais}, {Desk}, {Disc}, {Discus}.] 1. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dish — /dish/, n. 1. an open, relatively shallow container of pottery, glass, metal, wood, etc., used for various purposes, esp. for holding or serving food. 2. any container used at table: dirty dishes. 3. the food served or contained in a dish: The… …   Universalium

  • dish — [dish] n. [ME < OE disc, dish, plate < PGmc * diskuz < L discus: see DISCUS] 1. a) any container, generally shallow and concave and of porcelain, earthenware, glass, plastic, etc. for serving or holding food b) [pl.] plates, bowls,… …   English World dictionary

  • Dish — Dish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dishing}.] 1. To put in a dish, ready for the table. [1913 Webster] 2. To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes. [1913 Webster] 3. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • dish|wash|er — «DIHSH WOSH uhr, WSH », noun. 1. a machine for washing dishes, pots, glasses, and silverware: »These modern heaters can deliver…superhot water for laundry and dishwasher (Harper s). 2. a person who washes dishes in a restaurant kitchen or the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dish structure — A dish structure is a secondary sedimentary structure caused by liquefaction and fluidization of the soft sediment. The structure occurs mainly in clastic deposits like turbidites. Contents 1 Terminology 2 History 3 Description …   Wikipedia

  • dish — dish1 [ dıʃ ] noun ** ▸ 1 for cooking/serving food ▸ 2 prepared food ▸ 3 plates, etc. to be washed ▸ 4 someone sexually attractive ▸ 5 for radio/television 1. ) count an open container like a plate, but not as deep as a bowl, used for serving or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dish — dish1 S3 [dıʃ] n [: Old English; Origin: disc, from Latin discus disk, plate ] 1.) a flat container with low sides, for serving food from or cooking food in →↑bowl ▪ a serving dish ▪ an ovenproof dish dish of ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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