Found 3 items, similar to Dish.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding
or serving food; “we gave them a set of dishes for a
2: a particular item of prepared food; “she prepared a special
dish for dinner”
3: the quantity that a dish will hold; “they served me a dish
4: a very attractive or seductive looking woman [syn: smasher
5: directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for
microwave or radio frequency radiation [syn: dish aerial
6: 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”
[syn: cup of tea
v 1: 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 out
, dish up
2: make concave; shape like a dish
English → English
(d[i^]sh), n. [AS. disc, L. discus dish, disc,
quoit, fr. Gr. di`skos quoit, fr. dikei^n to throw. Cf.
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.
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.”
Home-home dishes that drive one from home. --Hood.
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. --Ogilvie.
(a) A trough about 28 inches long, 4 deep, and 6 wide, in
which ore is measured.
(b) That portion of the produce of a mine which is paid to
the land owner or proprietor.
6. anything with a discoid and concave shape, like that of a
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
. 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.
Syn: dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer. [PJC]
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.
Syn: smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, sweetheart, peach,
lulu, looker, mantrap, dish. [WordNet 1.5 + PJC]
9. a favorite activity, or an activity at which one excels.
Syn: cup of tea, bag. [WordNet 1.5 + PJC]
10. the quantity that a dish will hold, or a dish filled with
Syn: dishful. [WordNet 1.5 + PJC]
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. [imp. & p. p. Dished
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To put in a dish, ready for the table.
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. [Low]
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. [slang]
To dish out
1. To serve out of a dish; to distribute in portions at
2. (Arch.) To hollow out, as a gutter in stone or wood.
2. 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.