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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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She had plunged the breakfast dishes into a tin dish-pan and was bending above it with her slim arms bared to the elbow, the steam from the hot water beading her forehead and tightening her rough hair into little brown rings like the tendrils on the traveller's joy.
I have selected a few dishes, and made out a little bill of fare, which will go home in the steamer that precedes me, and be hot when I arrive--as follows:
And then Ashputtel took the dishes to her mother, rejoicing to think that she should now go to the ball.
In that case," said Sancho, "let senor doctor see among the dishes that are on the table what will do me most good and least harm, and let me eat it, without tapping it with his stick; for by the life of the governor, and so may God suffer me to enjoy it, but I'm dying of hunger; and in spite of the doctor and all he may say, to deny me food is the way to take my life instead of prolonging it.
There were several other dishes on the table, all carefully covered, and when the time came to remove these covers they found bread and butter, cakes, cheese, pickles and fruits--including some of the luscious strawberries of Oz.
After you've finished the dishes go up-stairs and make your bed.
When Louise Trunnion came out of the front door of her house she still wore the gingham dress in which she had been washing dishes.
The dishes must go in here among the carpets," said she.
He had no need to be strict with himself, as he had very quickly been brought down to the required light weight; but still he had to avoid gaining flesh, and so he eschewed farinaceous and sweet dishes.