DISH


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DISH

(dish),

dish

(dish),
A shallow container, usually of concave form.

dish

(dish) a shallow vessel of glass or other material for laboratory work.
Petri dish  a shallow glass dish for growing bacterial cultures.

DISH

Abbreviation for diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis.
References in classic literature ?
That big dish that is smoking farther off," said Sancho, "seems to me to be an olla podrida, and out of the diversity of things in such ollas, I can't fail to light upon something tasty and good for me.
He looked to see if the dish of beans was still there; the dish of beans had disappeared.
Here is an odd kind of spice in this dish," said one.
A starving man, however, little heeds conventional proprieties, especially on a South-Sea Island, and accordingly Toby and I partook of the dish after our own clumsy fashion, beplastering our faces all over with the glutinous compound, and daubing our hands nearly to the wrist.
She poured into the dish a quantity from each of these bottles.
Very carefully the Magician removed this powder, placing it all together in a golden dish, where he mixed it with a golden spoon.
Bishopriggs clapped the cover on the dish again, with a countenance expressive of devout horror.
Bishopriggs piously closed his available eye, and held the cover firmly on the dish.
The old white snails were the first persons of distinction in the world, that they knew; the forest was planted for their sake, and the manor-house was there that they might be boiled and laid on a silver dish.
Alice had seated herself on the bank of a little brook, with the great dish on her knees, and was sawing away diligently with the knife.
Can't you see that we're both Pups in the Wood and the missis is the cruel uncle after you with the dish towel and me with the flea liniment and a pink bow to tie on my tail.
Send to my house, and tell them to have out the carriage and three horses as quick as they can," he said to the servant, who handed him the steak on a hot silver dish, and moving the dish up he began eating.