Associations to the word «Dish»
DISH, noun. A vessel such as a plate for holding or serving food, often flat with a depressed region in the middle.
DISH, noun. The contents of such a vessel.
DISH, noun. A specific type of prepared food.
DISH, noun. (in the plural) Tableware (including cutlery, etc, as well as crockery) that is to be or is being washed after being used to prepare, serve and eat a meal.
DISH, noun. A type of antenna with a similar shape to a plate or bowl, as in satellite dish, radar dish
DISH, noun. (slang) A sexually attractive person.
DISH, noun. The state of being concave, like a dish, or the degree of such concavity.
DISH, noun. A hollow place, as in a field.
DISH, noun. (mining) A trough in which ore is measured.
DISH, noun. (mining) That portion of the produce of a mine which is paid to the land owner or proprietor.
DISH, verb. (transitive) To put in a dish or dishes; serve, usually food.
DISH, verb. (informal) (slang) To gossip; to relay information about the personal situation of another.
DISH, verb. (transitive) To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish.
DISH, verb. (slang) (archaic) (transitive) To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.
DISH, abbreviation. Abbreviation of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis.
DISH ANTENNA, noun. (radio) A paraboloid shaped antenna
DISH BITCH, noun. (slang) (pejorative) An employee of a restaurant who washes dishware, typically a minimum wage position where workers are not well-treated.
DISH BITCH, noun. (slang) (pejorative) In journalism, reporters who appear via satellite connections, and correspondingly have to be close to their satellite dishes.
DISH BITCHES, noun. Plural of dish bitch
DISH OUT, verb. (transitive) To put (food) on to a dish ready for eating.
DISH OUT, verb. (transitive) To distribute (a thing).
DISH OUT, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To distribute or deliver something.
DISH OUT, verb. (transitive) (architecture) To hollow out, as a gutter in stone or wood.
DISH PIG, noun. (slang) A dish washer, ie. a person who does that job (at a restaurant or similar).
DISH RACK, noun. A perforated rack on which washed dishes, etc. may be placed in order to dry.
DISH RACKS, noun. Plural of dish rack
DISH STAND, noun. Any of several devices for supporting a dish; but especially a wooden tripod used in parts of the Middle East
DISH THE DIRT, verb. (idiomatic) To tell salacious gossip.
DISH TOWEL, noun. A piece of absorbent cloth for drying or wiping dishes, cups or silverware
DISH TOWEL, noun. A piece of cloth similar in size or texture, but used for other functions
DISH TOWELS, noun. Plural of dish towel
DISH UP, verb. To serve cooked food; to take (food) from the oven, pots, etc. and put in dishes to be served at table.
DISH WASHER, noun. Alternative spelling of dishwasher
DISH, noun. 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".
DISH, noun. A particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner".
DISH, noun. The quantity that a dish will hold; "they served me a dish of rice".
DISH, noun. A very attractive or seductive looking woman.
DISH, noun. Directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation.
DISH, noun. 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".
DISH, verb. 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".
DISH, verb. Make concave; shape like a dish.
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