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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A metal dish or pan mounted above a heating device and used to cook food or keep it warm at the table.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dish or vessel to hold coals for heating anything set on it; a portable grate for coals.
  • noun A dish fitted with such a vessel for hot coals, or with lamps or the like beneath, and having a cover, used for keeping meat and other food hot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun cooking Any of several devices, involving a pan and a heater, used to warm food at the table, or to keep it warm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a metal pan over a heater; used to cook or to keep things warm at the table

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