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Cuisine vs. Dish

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Cuisinenoun

A characteristic style of preparing food, often associated with a place of origin.

‘French cuisine is considered to be one of the world's most refined and elegant styles of cooking.’; ‘The restaurant is noted for its excellent cuisine.’;

Dishnoun

A vessel such as a plate for holding or serving food, often flat with a depressed region in the middle.

Cuisinenoun

A kitchen or cooking department.

Dishnoun

The contents of such a vessel.

‘a dish of stew’;

Cuisinenoun

The kitchen or cooking department.

Dishnoun

(metonym) A specific type of prepared food.

‘a vegetable dish’; ‘this dish is filling and easily made’;

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Cuisinenoun

Manner or style of cooking.

Dishnoun

(in the plural) Tableware (including cutlery, etc, as well as crockery) that is to be or is being washed after being used to prepare, serve and eat a meal.

‘It's your turn to wash the dishes.’;

Cuisinenoun

the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared

Dishnoun

(telecommunication) A type of antenna with a similar shape to a plate or bowl.

‘satellite dish’; ‘radar dish’;

Cuisine

A cuisine is a style of cooking characterized by distinctive ingredients, techniques and dishes, and usually associated with a specific culture or geographic region. Regional food preparation traditions, customs and ingredients often combine to create dishes unique to a particular region.A cuisine is primarily influenced by the ingredients that are available locally or through trade, they can even be made into distinct ingredients themselves when they become popular within a region, take for example Japanese rice in Japanese cuisine and New Mexico chile in New Mexican cuisine.

Dishnoun

(slang) A sexually attractive person.

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Dishnoun

The state of being concave, like a dish, or the degree of such concavity.

‘the dish of a wheel’;

Dishnoun

A hollow place, as in a field.

Dishnoun

(mining) A trough in which ore is measured.

Dishnoun

(mining) That portion of the produce of a mine which is paid to the land owner or proprietor.

Dishnoun

(slang) Gossip

Dishverb

(transitive) To put in a dish or dishes; serve, usually food.

‘The restaurant dished up a delicious Italian brunch.’;

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Dishverb

To gossip; to relay information about the personal situation of another.

Dishverb

(transitive) To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish.

‘to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes’;

Dishverb

To frustrate; to beat; to outwit or defeat.

Dishnoun

A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table.

‘She brought forth butter in a lordly dish.’;

Dishnoun

The food served in a dish; hence, any particular kind of food, especially prepared food; as, a cold dish; a warm dish; a delicious dish. "A dish fit for the gods."

‘Home-home dishes that drive one from home.’;

Dishnoun

The state of being concave, or like a dish, or the degree of such concavity; as, the dish of a wheel.

Dishnoun

A hollow place, as in a field.

Dishnoun

A trough about 28 inches long, 4 deep, and 6 wide, in which ore is measured.

Dishnoun

anything with a discoid and concave shape, like that of a dish.

Dishnoun

an electronic device with a concave reflecting surface which focuses reflected radio waves to or from a point, used as a receiving or transmitting antenna; also called dish antenna. The dish is often shaped as a paraboloid so as to achieve a high sensitivity and enable reception of weak signals when used as a receiving antenna, or to focus transmitted signals into a narrow beam when used as a transmitting antenna.

Dishnoun

a very attractive woman or young lady, especaially one sexually attractive; - sometimes considered offensive and sexist; as, the departmental secretary is quite a dish.

Dishnoun

a favorite activity, or an activity at which one excels.

Dishnoun

the quantity that a dish will hold, or a dish filled with some material.

Dishverb

To put in a dish, ready for the table.

Dishverb

To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes.

Dishverb

To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.

Dishverb

to talk about (a person) in a disparaging manner; to gossip about (a person); as, the secretaries spent their break time dishing the newest employee.

Dishnoun

a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food;

‘we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present’;

Dishnoun

a particular item of prepared food;

‘she prepared a special dish for dinner’;

Dishnoun

the quantity that a dish will hold;

‘they served me a dish of rice’;

Dishnoun

a very attractive or seductive looking woman

Dishnoun

directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation

Dishnoun

an activity that you like or at which you are superior;

‘chemistry is not my cup of tea’; ‘his bag now is learning to play golf’; ‘marriage was scarcely his dish’;

Dishverb

provide (usually but not necessarily food);

‘We serve meals for the homeless’; ‘She dished out the soup at 8 P.M.’; ‘The entertainers served up a lively show’;

Dishverb

make concave; shape like a dish

Dishnoun

a shallow, flat-bottomed container for cooking or serving food

‘an ovenproof dish’;

Dishnoun

the food contained or served in a dish

‘a dish of sauté potatoes’;

Dishnoun

a particular variety or preparation of food served as part of a meal

‘fresh fish dishes’;

Dishnoun

all the items that have been used in the preparation, serving, and eating of a meal

‘I left the children to do the dishes’;

Dishnoun

a shallow, concave receptacle, especially one intended to hold a particular substance

‘the cats' water dish’;

Dishnoun

a bowl-shaped radio aerial

‘other channels are available with a larger dish’;

Dishnoun

a sexually attractive person

‘I gather he's quite a dish’;

Dishnoun

a thing that one enjoys or does well

‘as a public relations man this was my dish and the campaign was right up my street’;

Dishnoun

information which is not generally known or available

‘if he has the real dish I wish he'd tell us’;

Dishnoun

concavity of a spoked wheel resulting from a difference in spoke tension on each side and consequent sideways displacement of the rim in relation to the hub.

Dishverb

put food on to a plate or plates before a meal

‘Steve was dishing up vegetables’;

Dishverb

dispense something in a casual or indiscriminate way

‘the banks dished out loans to all and sundry’;

Dishverb

offer or present something, especially something regarded as substandard

‘is your ISP short-changing you by dishing up outdated and perhaps incorrect information?’;

Dishverb

subject others to criticism or punishment

‘you can dish it out but you can't take it’;

Dishverb

gossip or share intimate information

‘groups gather to dish about romances’;

Dishverb

utterly destroy or defeat

‘the election interview dished Labour's chances’;

Dishverb

give concavity to (a wheel) by tensioning the spokes

‘this tool accurately checks for proper dishing of a wheel’;

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