from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Dishes, as of glass, plastic, or china, used in serving food.

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  • n. crockery used for serving or cooking food

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. eating and serving dishes collectively.

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

  • n. tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively


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  • The right dishware is critical to a good meal and the right management are imperative in order to make sure things are properly handled.

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  • (03 November 2006) - Lorena Barrezueta is a Brooklyn-based ceramic artist who has been getting a lot of attention for her porcelain dishware, which is cast from aluminum takeout containers.

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  • “For every one of our agents you kill, we will kill one of your generals,” Donovan said, pounding the table with his fist and clanking the dishware.

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  • Rickie had played shortstop for a church league, and when she hurled dishware it did not idly sail through the air.

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  • On March 11, he ran to higher ground with his wife, barely escaping the powerful tsunami that washed away his home and dishware store.

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  • He has his own line of dishware, called Faces, and markets the Xantana and agar-agar used in the restaurant under the brand Texturas.

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  • Samples of dishware lay stacked in the basement, and with no kitchen in the restaurant yet, Katie had to do all the recipe development at home.

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  • India: Most of the things people still need down there are gas cards; new bedding; kids' books and toys; kitchen accessories like dishware, pots and pans; small appliances; things of that nature.

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  • At home, Ms. Aston said that she uses dishware by a designer named Lynn Chase, and fancier English porcelain "once or twice a year."

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  • Favorite meal (Alaskan king crab), favorite cake (boxed), favorite dishware (ours).

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