Definitions

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  • adjective shaped like a dish or pan

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Lateness was less a discourtesy than a cause for worry: had dish-shaped craters begun to sprout in city roads?

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • The highway ran straight as a bullet's flight, broken by a dish-shaped crater nine miles to the west.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • Data from Spirit indicated that a brake on the motor that rotates the rover's dish-shaped high-gain antenna was not working correctly.

    MER Team Prepares to Extract Spirit | Universe Today

  • Satellite TV is much easier to use, given the proper dish-shaped antenna and decoding equipment.

    When Words Are The Best Weapon

  • Several huge, dish-shaped structures stood high on stilts at its apex, and cylinders the height of a person stood near the packet line junction.

    The Sky Inside

  • Several huge, dish-shaped structures stood high on stilts at its apex, and cylinders the height of a person stood near the packet line junction.

    The Sky Inside

  • And in the heart of this Abubis indentation—in theexact center of the summit and thus the center of the entire pyramid—there was a small dish-shaped hole the size of a tennis ball.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • And in the heart of this Abubis indentation—in theexact center of the summit and thus the center of the entire pyramid—there was a small dish-shaped hole the size of a tennis ball.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • And in the heart of this Abubis indentation—in theexact center of the summit and thus the center of the entire pyramid—there was a small dish-shaped hole the size of a tennis ball.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • The landscape was gently concave; with the exception of tower and hill there were no points on which late rays might linger; and hence the dish-shaped ninety acres of tilled land assumed a uniform hue of shade quite suddenly.

    Two on a Tower

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