satellite dish
noun Date: 1978 a microwave dish for receiving usually television transmissions from an orbiting satellite

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  • satellite dish — Dish Dish (d[i^]sh), n. [AS. disc, L. discus dish, disc, quoit, fr. Gr. di skos quoit, fr. dikei^n to throw. Cf. {Dais}, {Desk}, {Disc}, {Discus}.] 1. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satellite dish — UK US noun [C] COMMUNICATIONS ► a circular object used for receiving signals from a satellite, especially television signals: »You pay for an 18 inch satellite dish and set top receiver, and after that the service is free …   Financial and business terms

  • satellite dish — satellite ,dish noun count a piece of equipment in the shape of a dish that receives special signals from a satellite that allow you to watch satellite television …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • satellite dish — n. a kind of dish antenna used for transmitting or receiving signals to or from a usually geostationary SATELLITE (n. 2b) …   English World dictionary

  • satellite dish — satellite dishes N COUNT A satellite dish is a piece of equipment which people need to have on their house in order to receive satellite television …   English dictionary

  • satellite dish — satellite .dish n a large circular piece of metal that receives satellite television broadcasts …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • satellite dish — ► NOUN ▪ a bowl shaped aerial with which signals are transmitted to or received from a communications satellite …   English terms dictionary

  • Satellite dish — A C band satellite dish …   Wikipedia

  • satellite dish — noun : a microwave dish for receiving usually television transmissions from an orbiting satellite * * * noun, pl ⋯ dishes [count] : a device that is shaped like a large dish and that receives television signals from a satellite high above the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • satellite dish — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms satellite dish : singular satellite dish plural satellite dishes a piece of equipment in the shape of a dish that receives special signals from a satellite that allow you to watch satellite television …   English dictionary

  • satellite dish — dish (def. 8). * * * …   Universalium

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