dished out
1) a stream bank with an angle greater than 90 degrees. Also called laid back
2) any structure with a scooped out, dish-like form

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Dished — Dish Dish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dishing}.] 1. To put in a dish, ready for the table. [1913 Webster] 2. To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dished — /disht/, adj. 1. concave: a dished face. 2. Older Slang. exhausted; worn out. 3. (of a parallel pair of vehicle wheels) farther apart at the top than at the bottom. [1580 90; DISH + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • dished — adj concave, incurvate, incurved, cupped, cup shaped, scyphate, poculiform, caluthiform, Bot., Zool. cyanthiform; scooped, scooped out, hollow, hollowed out, sunken, depressed, pushed in …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • dish out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms dish out : present tense I/you/we/they dish out he/she/it dishes out present participle dishing out past tense dished out past participle dished out 1) informal to give things to a number of people Some… …   English dictionary

  • dish out something — dish out (something) to give something too freely and in large amounts. The mayor was famous for dishing out political favors to his pals. Usage notes: often it is criticism or unfriendly remarks that are dished out: She dished out insults as… …   New idioms dictionary

  • dish out — (something) to give something too freely and in large amounts. The mayor was famous for dishing out political favors to his pals. Usage notes: often it is criticism or unfriendly remarks that are dished out: She dished out insults as easily as… …   New idioms dictionary

  • dish out — verb 1. administer or bestow, as in small portions administer critical remarks to everyone present dole out some money shell out pocket money for the children deal a blow to someone the machine dispenses soft drinks • Syn: ↑distribu …   Useful english dictionary

  • dish out — they dished out free coffee and bagels to the volunteers Syn: distribute, dispense, issue, hand out/around, give out, pass out/around; deal out, dole out, share out, allocate, allot, apportion …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • dish something out — 1. tv. to serve up food to people. (Standard English.) □ I’ll dish it out, and you take it to the table. CD Careful how you dish out the mashed potatoes. There may not be enough. 2. tv. to distribute information, news, etc. □ The press… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dish out — {v.} 1. To serve (food) from a large bowl or plate. * /Ann s mother asked her to dish out the beans./ 2. {informal} To give in large quantities. * /That teacher dished out so much homework that her pupils complained to their parents./ 3. {slang}… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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