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.
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Very carefully the Magician removed this powder, placing it all together in a golden dish, where he mixed it with a golden spoon.
It has taken me nearly six years to prepare these precious grains of dust, but the little heap on that dish is worth the price of a kingdom and many a king would give all he has to possess it.
Thinking it both unfair and unkind to deprive her of any good qualities that were handy, the boy took down every bottle on the shelf and poured some of the contents in Margolotte's dish.
To make this excellent breakfast dish, proceed as follows: Take a sufficiency of water and a sufficiency of flour, and construct a bullet-proof dough.
Well then," said Sancho, "that dish of roast partridges there that seems so savoury will not do me any harm.
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.
Induced to take particular notice of the housekeeper, both by her own striking appearance and by Wemmick's preparation, I observed that whenever she was in the room, she kept her eyes attentively on my guardian, and that she would remove her hands from any dish she put before him, hesitatingly, as if she dreaded his calling her back, and wanted him to speak when she was nigh, if he had anything to say.
Coquenard distributed this dish to the young men with the moderation of a good housewife.
He looked to see if the dish of beans was still there; the dish of beans had disappeared.
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.
This sounded nonsense, but Alice very obediently got up, and carried the dish round, and the cake divided itself into three pieces as she did so.
AND instead of a nice dish of minnows--they had a roasted grasshopper with lady-bird sauce; which frogs consider a beautiful treat; but I think it must have been nasty!