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Dish vs. Dosh — What's the Difference?

Dish vs. Dosh — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Dish and Dosh

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Dish

A shallow, flat-bottomed container for cooking or serving food
An ovenproof dish

Dosh

Money.
I'd like to buy a new car, but I'm short on dosh.

Dish

A shallow, concave receptacle, especially one intended to hold a particular substance
The cats' water dish

Dish

A sexually attractive person
I gather he's quite a dish

Dish

Information which is not generally known or available
If he has the real dish I wish he'd tell us
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Dish

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.

Dish

Put food on to a plate or plates before a meal
Steve was dishing up vegetables

Dish

Utterly destroy or defeat
The election interview dished Labour's chances

Dish

Give concavity to (a wheel) by tensioning the spokes
This tool accurately checks for proper dishing of a wheel

Dish

An open, generally shallow concave container for holding, cooking, or serving food.

Dish

Dishes The containers and often the utensils used when eating
Took out the dishes and silverware.
Washed the dishes.

Dish

A shallow concave container used for purposes other than eating
An evaporating dish.

Dish

The amount that a dish can hold.

Dish

The food served or contained in a dish
A dish of ice cream.

Dish

A particular variety or preparation of food
Sushi is a Japanese dish.

Dish

A depression similar to that in a shallow concave container for food.

Dish

The degree of concavity in such a depression.

Dish

(Electronics) A dish antenna.

Dish

(Slang) A good-looking person, especially an attractive woman.

Dish

(Informal) Idle talk; gossip
"plenty of dish about her tattoos, her plastic surgeries, and her ever-younger inamorati" (Louise Kennedy).

Dish

To serve (food) in or as if in a dish
Dished up the stew.

Dish

To present
Dished up an excellent entertainment.

Dish

To hollow out; make concave.

Dish

(Informal) To gossip about.

Dish

Chiefly British Slang To ruin, foil, or defeat.

Dish

To talk idly, especially to gossip.

Dish

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

Dish

The contents of such a vessel.
A dish of stew

Dish

(metonym) A specific type of prepared food.
A vegetable dish
This dish is filling and easily made

Dish

(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.

Dish

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

Dish

(slang) A sexually attractive person.

Dish

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

Dish

A hollow place, as in a field.

Dish

The home plate.

Dish

(mining) A trough in which ore is measured.

Dish

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

Dish

Gossip.

Dish

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

Dish

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

Dish

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

Dish

To frustrate; to beat; to outwit or defeat.

Dish

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.

Dish

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.

Dish

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

Dish

A hollow place, as in a field.

Dish

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

Dish

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

Dish

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.

Dish

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

Dish

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

Dish

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

Dish

To put in a dish, ready for the table.

Dish

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

Dish

To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.

Dish

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.

Dish

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

Dish

A particular item of prepared food;
She prepared a special dish for dinner

Dish

The quantity that a dish will hold;
They served me a dish of rice

Dish

A very attractive or seductive looking woman

Dish

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

Dish

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

Dish

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

Dish

Make concave; shape like a dish

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