Word:

Dish

Pronunciation: dĭsh
n.1.A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table.
She brought forth butter in a lordly dish.
- Judg. v. 25.
2.The food served in a dish; hence, any particular kind of food, especially prepared food; as, a cold dish; a warm dish; a delicious dish. "A dish fit for the gods."
3.The state of being concave, or like a dish, or the degree of such concavity; as, the dish of a wheel.
4.A hollow place, as in a field.
5.(Mining) A trough about 28 inches long, 4 deep, and 6 wide, in which ore is measured.
6.anything with a discoid and concave shape, like that of a dish.
7.an electronic device with a concave reflecting surface which focuses reflected radio waves to or from a point, used as a receiving or transmitting antenna; also called dish antenna. The dish is often shaped as a paraboloid so as to achieve a high sensitivity and enable reception of weak signals when used as a receiving antenna, or to focus transmitted signals into a narrow beam when used as a transmitting antenna.
8.a very attractive woman or young lady, especaially one sexually attractive; - sometimes considered offensive and sexist; as, the departmental secretary is quite a dish.
9.a favorite activity, or an activity at which one excels.
10.the quantity that a dish will hold, or a dish filled with some material.
satellite dish
a dish antenna used to receive signals from or to transmit signals to a satellite which transmits or receives radio signals. In most common usage, it refers to small dish antennas used to receive television programs broadcast from geostationary satellites.
v. t.1.To put in a dish, ready for the table.
[imp. & p. p. Dished ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dishing.]
2.To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes.
3.To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.
4.to talk about (a person) in a disparaging manner; to gossip about (a person); as, the secretaries spent their break time dishing the newest employee.
To dish out
To serve out of a dish; to distribute in portions at table.
(Arch.) To hollow out, as a gutter in stone or wood.
to dispense freely; - also used figuratively; as, to dish out punishment; to dish out abuse or insult.
To dish up
to take (food) from the oven, pots, etc., and put in dishes to be served at table.
Noun1.dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"
2.dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
3.dish - the quantity that a dish will hold; "they served me a dish of rice"
Synonyms: dishful
4.dish - a very attractive or seductive looking woman
5.dish - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
6.dish - an activity that you like or at which you are superior; "chemistry is not my cup of tea"; "his bag now is learning to play golf"; "marriage was scarcely his dish"
Synonyms: cup of tea, bag
Verb1.dish - provide (usually but not necessarily food); "We serve meals for the homeless"; "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."; "The entertainers served up a lively show"
2.dish - make concave; shape like a dish
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Translate Dish to Spanish, Translate Dish to German, Translate Dish to French
Browse
disgruntlement
Disguise
disguised
Disguisedly
Disguisedness
Disguisement
Disguiser
Disguising
Disgust
disgusted
disgustedly
Disgustful
Disgustfulness
Disgusting
disgustingly
disgustingness
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dish aerial
dish antenna
dish out
dish rack
dish the dirt
dish towel
dish up
dish washer
dish-shaped
Dishabilitate
Dishabille
Dishabit
Dishabited
Dishabituate
Dishable
Dishallow
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