HyperDic: dish

English > 8 senses of the word dish:
NOUNartifactdisha piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
fooddisha particular item of prepared food
quantitydish, dishfulthe quantity that a dish will hold
person dish, smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrapa very attractive or seductive looking woman
artifactdish, dish aerial, dish antenna, saucerdirectional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
actdish, cup of tea, bagan activity that you like or at which you are superior
VERBconsumptiondish, serve, serve up, dish out, dish upprovide (usually but not necessarily food)
changedishmake concave
dish > pronunciation
Soundsdih'sh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > dish: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food.
Example"we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"
NarrowerPetri dishA shallow dish used to culture bacteria
bowlA dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods
butter dishA small dish (often with a cover) for holding butter at the table
casserolelarge deep dish in which food can be cooked and served
coquilleA dish in the form of a scallop shell
gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat, boatA dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
ramekin, ramequinA small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions
serving dishA dish used for serving food
sugar bowlA dish in which sugar is served
watch glasslaboratory glassware
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
crockery, dishwaretableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively
Spanishfuente, plato
Catalanplata, plàtera, plat
Verbsdishprovide (usually but not necessarily food)
English > dish: 8 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA particular item of prepared food.
Example"she prepared a special dish for dinner"
Part ofmeal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
Partsingredient, fixingsFood that is a component of a mixture / mixture in cooking
sauceflavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
toppingA flavorful addition on top of a dish
NarrowerBoston baked beansdried navy beans baked slowly with molasses and salt pork
French toastbread slice dipped in egg and milk and fried
Maryland chickenchicken fried than oven-baked and served with milk gravy
Salisbury steakground beef patty usually with a sauce
Scotch egghard-cooked egg encased in sausage meat then breaded and deep-fried
Scotch woodcockcreamy scrambled eggs on toast spread with anchovy paste
Spanish ricespicy rice with tomatoes and onions and green peppers
Swiss steaksteak braised in tomato and onion mixture
TetrazziniA pasta dish with cream sauce and mushrooms
Welsh rarebit, Welsh rabbit, rarebitcheese melted with ale or beer served over toast
adoboA dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish
applesauce, apple saucepuree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
bacon and eggseggs (fried or scrambled) served with bacon
barbecue, barbequemeat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned sauce
barbecued spareribs, spareribsbaked or roasted with a spicy sauce
barbecued wingchicken wings cooked in barbecue sauce
beef Bourguignonne, boeuf Bourguignonnebeef and mushrooms and onions stewed in red wine and seasonings
beef Stroganoffsauteed strips of beef and mushrooms in sour cream sauce served with noodles
beef Wellington, filet de boeuf en crouterare-roasted beef tenderloin coated with mushroom paste in puff pastry
biryani, birianiAn Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables
bitokA Russian dish made with patties of ground meat (mixed with onions and bread and milk) and served with a sauce of sour cream
boiled dinner, New England boiled dinnercorned beef simmered with onions and cabbage and usually other vegetables
boiled egg, coddled eggegg cooked briefly in the shell in gently boiling water
bubble and squeakleftover cabbage fried with cooked potatoes and sometimes meat
buffalo wingCrisp spicy chicken wings
burritoA flour tortilla folded around a filling
carbonnade flamande, Belgian beef stewbeef stewed in beer seasoned with garlic and served with boiled potatoes
casseroleFood cooked and served in a casserole
chicken Kievpounded chicken cutlets rolled around butter (that has been seasoned with herbs) and then covered with crumbs and fried
chicken Marengobraised chicken with onions and mushrooms in a wine and tomato sauce
chicken and ricerice and chicken cooked together with or without other ingredients and variously seasoned
chicken cordon bleuThin slices of chicken stuffed with cheese and ham and then sauteed
chicken paprika, chicken paprikashchicken simmered in broth with onions and paprika then mixed with sour cream
chicken provencaleChicken cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil
chili, chili con carneground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
chop sueymeat or fish stir-fried with vegetables (e.g., celery, onions, peppers or bean sprouts) seasoned with ginger and garlic and soy sauce
chow meinchop suey served with fried noodles
coq au vinchicken and onions and mushrooms braised in red wine and seasonings
coquilleseafood served in a scallop shell
coquilles Saint-Jacquesscallops in white wine sauce served in scallop shells
cottage pieA dish of minced meat topped with mashed potatoes
couscousA spicy dish that originated in northern Africa
croquetteminced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce
curry(East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
custardsweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked or boiled or frozen
deviled egg, stuffed egghalved hard-cooked egg with the yolk mashed with mayonnaise and seasonings and returned to the white
dolmas, stuffed grape leavesWell-seasoned rice (with nuts or currants / currants or minced lamb) simmered or braised in stock
egg roll, spring rollminced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried
eggs Benedicttoasted English muffin topped with ham and a poached egg (or an oyster) and hollandaise sauce
enchiladatortilla with meat filling baked in tomato sauce seasoned with chili
escalope de veau Orlofflightly sauteed veal cutlets spread with a Soubise sauce and liver paste then sprinkled with grated Parmesan and baked briefly
falafel, felafelsmall croquette of mashed chick peas or fava beans seasoned with sesame seeds
fish and chipsfried fish and french-fried potatoes
fish stick, fish fingerA long fillet of fish breaded and fried
fondue, fonduHot cheese or chocolate melted to the consistency of a sauce into which bread or fruits are dipped
fondue, fonducubes of meat or seafood cooked in hot oil and then dipped in any of various sauces
fried eggeggs cooked by sauteing in oil or butter
fried rice, Chinese fried riceBoiled rice mixed with scallions and minced pork or shrimp and quickly scrambled with eggs
frittataItalian omelet with diced vegetables and meats
frog legshind legs of frogs used as food
galantineboned poultry stuffed then cooked and covered with aspic
gefilte fish, fish ballWell-seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock
haggismade of sheep's or calf's viscera minced with oatmeal and suet and onions and boiled in the animal's stomach
ham and eggseggs (scrambled or fried) served with ham
hashchopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
jambalayaspicy Creole dish of rice and ham, sausage, chicken, or shellfish with tomatoes, peppers, onions, and celery
kabob, kebab, shish kebabcubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
kedgereeA dish of rice and hard-boiled eggs and cooked flaked fish
kishke, stuffed derma(Judaism) roasted fowl intestines with a seasoned filling of matzo meal and suet
lobster thermidordiced lobster mixed with Mornay sauce placed back in the shell and sprinkled with grated cheese and browned
lutefisk, lutfiskdried cod soaked in a lye solution before boiling to give it a gelatinous consistency
macedoinemixed diced fruits or vegetables
meat loaf, meatloafA baked loaf of ground meat
meatballGround meat formed into a ball and fried or simmered in broth
mold, mouldA dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
moo goo gai panA Cantonese dish of chicken and sauteed vegetables
moussakacasserole of eggplant and ground lamb with onion and tomatoes bound with white sauce and beaten eggs
mousseA light creamy dish made from fish or meat and set with gelatin
omelet, omeletteBeaten eggs or an egg mixture / mixture cooked until just set
osso bucoSliced veal knuckle or shin bone cooked with olive oil and wine and tomatoes and served with rice or vegetables
paellasaffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken
pastaA dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
patty, cakesmall flat mass of chopped food
pepper steakstrips of steak sauteed with green ... / green peppers and onions
pheasant under glassA dish of roast pheasant served in a manner characteristic of expensive restaurants
piece de resistanceThe most important dish of a meal
pilaf, pilaff, pilau, pilawrice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game / game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes
pizza, pizza pieItalian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese
poached egg, dropped eggegg cooked in gently boiling water
poiHawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment
pork and beansdried beans cooked with pork and tomato sauce
porridgeSoft food made by boiling oatmeal or other meal or legumes in water or milk until thick
potpieDeep-dish meat and vegetable pie or a meat stew with dumplings
puddingAny of various soft thick unsweetened baked dishes
ramekin, ramequinA cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes
refried beans, frijoles refritosdried beans cooked and mashed and then fried in lard with various seasonings
rijsttaffel, rijstaffel, rijstafelDish originating in Indonesia
risotto, Italian ricerice cooked with broth and sprinkled with grated cheese
rissoleminced cooked meat or fish coated in egg and breadcrumbs and fried in deep fat
rouladeA dish consisting of a slice of meat that is rolled around a filling and cooked
saladFood mixtures / mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing
sandwich plateA serving consisting of a sandwich or sandwiches with garnishes
sashimiVery thinly sliced raw fish
sauerbratenpot roast marinated several days in seasoned vinegar before cooking
sauerkrautshredded cabbage fermented in brine
sauteA dish of sauteed food
scallopine, scallopinisauteed cutlets (usually veal or poultry) that have been pounded thin and coated with flour
scampilarge shrimp sauteed in oil or butter and garlic
schnitzel, Wiener schnitzelDeep-fried breaded veal cutlets
scrambled eggseggs beaten and cooked to a soft firm consistency while stirring
scrapplescraps of meat (usually pork) boiled with cornmeal and shaped into loaves for slicing and frying
seafood Newburgseafood in Newburg sauce served on toast or rice
shirred egg, baked egg, egg en cocotteegg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin
side dish, side order, entremetsA dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course
snack foodFood for light meals or for eating between meals
soufflelight fluffy dish of egg yolks and stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with e.g. cheese or fish or fruit
soupliquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
spaghetti and meatballsspaghetti with meatballs in a tomato sauce
specialA dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant
steak au poivre, peppered steak, pepper steaksteak covered with crushed peppercorns pan-broiled and served with brandy-and-butter sauce
steak tartare, tartar steak, cannibal moundground beef mixed with raw egg and e.g. onions and capers and anchovies
stewFood prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
stuffed cabbageparboiled head of cabbage scooped out and filled with a hash of chopped e.g. beef or ham and baked
stuffed peppersparboiled green peppers stuffed usually with rice and meat and baked briefly
stuffed tomato, hot stuffed tomatotomato cases filled with various mixtures and baked briefly
stuffed tomato, cold stuffed tomatotomato cases filled with various salad mixtures and served cold
succotashFresh corn and lima beans with butter or cream
sukiyakiThin beef strips (or chicken or pork) cooked briefly at the table with onions and greens and soy sauce
sushirice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweed
tacoA tortilla rolled cupped around a filling
tamal, tamaleCorn and cornmeal dough stuffed with a meat mixture then wrapped in corn husks and steamed
tamale pieA meat mixture covered with cornbread topping that resembles a Mexican dish
tempuravegetables and seafood dipped in batter and deep-fried
teriyakibeef or chicken or seafood marinated in spicy soy sauce and grilled or broiled
terrineA pate or fancy meatloaf baked in an earthenware casserole
timbaleindividual serving of minced e.g. meat or fish in a rich creamy sauce baked in a small pastry mold or timbale shell
tostadaA flat tortilla with various fillings piled on it
turnoverA dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling
veal cordon bleuThin slices of veal stuffed with cheese and ham and then sauteed
veal parmesan, veal parmigianasauteed veal cutlet in a breadcrumb-and-cheese coating / coating served with tomato sauce
viandA choice or delicious dish
Broadernutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsA source of materials to nourish the body
Spanishplato
Catalanplat
Verbsdishprovide (usually but not necessarily food)
English > dish: 8 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe quantity that a dish will hold.
Example"they served me a dish of rice"
Synonymdishful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
Verbsdishprovide (usually but not necessarily food)
English > dish: 8 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA very attractive or seductive looking woman.
Synonymssmasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap
Broaderwoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishbelleza, bombón, lulu, maravilla, mujer, preciosidad, tía buena
Catalanbellesa, bombó, lulu, preciositat, tia bona
Adjectivesdishy(informal British) sexually attractive
English > dish: 8 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningdirectional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation.
Synonymsdish aerial, dish antenna, saucer
Part ofradar, microwave radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocationmeasuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
radio telescope, radio reflectorastronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extraterrestrial sources
NarrowerscannerA radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area
Broaderdirectional antennaAn antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle
Spanishantena parabólica
Catalanplatet
English > dish: 8 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningAn activity that you like or at which you are superior.
Example "marriage was scarcely his dish"
Synonymscup of tea, bag
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
English > dish: 8 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningProvide (usually but not necessarily food).
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs dish the vegetables
Example "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."
Synonymsserve, serve up, dish out, dish up
Narrowerplankcook and serve on a plank
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Similar toserve, helpHelp to some food
Spanishservir
Catalanservir
Nounsdisha piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
disha particular item of prepared food
dishthe quantity that a dish will hold
English > dish: 8 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake concave; shape like a dish.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to

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