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Any of various hard, brittle, heat- and corrosion-resistant materials made typically of metallic elements combined with oxygen or with carbon, nitrogen, or sulfur. Most ceramics are crystalline and are poor conductors of electricity, though some recently discovered copper-oxide ceramics are superconductors at low temperatures.
(Countable) A portion (especially, of a meal) served to someone.
The definition of a plat du jour is the dish of the day, or special prepared by a restaurant on a particular day in addition to the regular menu.
A thing specialized in; special interest, field of study or professional work, etc.
Fare is defined as a paying passenger, a fee for transportation or food.
A haircut in which straight hair is cut at an even height around the edges, forming a bowl shape.
An object similar in shape to a saucer.
A list of materials and directions for preparing a dish or drink
The definition of an entree is a meal's main course or the act of entering someplace.
An outstanding or conspicuous example:
A figure having the likeness of a human, especially one used as a child's toy.
A cute person.
Dishes, ornaments, etc. made of china
A flat piece of metal forming part of a machine:
A receptacle, such as a carton, can, or jar, in which material is held or carried.
An ornamental, usually metal, cup with a stem and base, given as a prize
Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
A giving of aid; assisting
The definition of a casserole is a one pot meal cooked in the oven consisting of rice, potato or noodles, combined with vegetables and meat or fish in some type of sauce.
One that charges, such as an instrument that charges or replenishes storage batteries.
A dish served between the main courses or as a side dish
A contestant or competitor regarded as most likely to win.
(Electronics) A fitting connected to a power supply and equipped to receive a plug.
The act or manner of serving the ball in tennis, etc., or one's turn to serve
A component of a device into which an item is placed for use in the device's operations.
The definition of a utensil is a tool used for cooking, eating or other useful purpose.
A favorite or well-suited thing, activity, etc.
directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
An antenna with a dish-shaped, usually concave parabolic, reflector, used to transmit or receive radio and TV signals, as from orbiting satellites
(Informal) A remarkably attractive, excellent, etc. person or thing
Sweetheart is a term for someone who is loved.
A small Chinese tree (Prunus persica) in the rose family, widely cultivated throughout temperate regions, having pink flowers and edible fruit.
(Slang) Someone or something that is remarkable; now, specif., someone or something that is remarkably complex, difficult, frustrating, etc.
One that looks, especially a spectator or an onlooker.
As much as a dish holds
(Figuratively) To distribute or deliver something.
A shallow crater on the surface of a solar system body, having an irregular or scalloped rim, caused either by past volcanic activity or by the impact of a much smaller solar system body.
The definition of a vessel is a large ship or boat. It also refers to a container, especially one that is used to hold liquids.
A path that something or someone moves along.
The food served and eaten in one sitting.
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