adjective Date: 1737 curved in ; concave

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  • dished — [disht] adj. 1. dish shaped; concave 2. farther apart at the top than at the bottom: said of a pair of wheels having camber …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — adjective Shaped like a dish; concave. Bicycle and cart wheels are often dished …   Wiktionary

  • dished — [[t]dɪʃt[/t]] adj. concave: a dished face[/ex] • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • dished — /dɪʃt/ (say disht) adjective 1. concave: a dished face. 2. Colloquial defeated; frustrated; cheated. 3. (of paired wheels) farther apart at the top than at the bottom …   Australian English dictionary

  • dished — A plate, washer, or disc is dished when the center is recessed from the rim like a shallow bowl …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • dished — dɪʃ n. bowl; plate; prepared food; portion, share; (Slang) stunning or attractive person (especially a woman) v. put on a plate, serve (food); make a dishlike shape; gossip, talk about (Slang); defeat (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dished — adjective make slightly concave. → dish …   English new terms dictionary

  • dished — a. (Colloq.) 1. Ruined, spoiled. 2. Frustrated, balked, foiled, baffled, upset, disconcerted, disappointed …   New dictionary of synonyms

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