: curved in : concave

Examples of dished in a Sentence

Arabian horses are noted for their dished muzzles and large eyes.
Recent Examples on the Web They’re dished on the horizontal axis, but effectively straight up and down, with a nearly flat profile. Mark Knapp, PCMAG, 4 Sep. 2023 Nick Wass/Associated Press Craig Smith’s offensive struggles continued after being dished to Washington as part of the Dmitry Orlov-Garnet Hathaway acquisitions. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, 8 Apr. 2023 The Iron Age inhabitants of Broxmouth seem to have been quite house-proud individuals: The floors had a dished profile where they had been eroded by the constant sweeping out of daily waste. Lindsey Büster, Discover Magazine, 23 Sep. 2021 The sight lines for this main floor have been worked out as carefully for the balcony and gallery, giving a dished floor, higher in the rear than at the front, but with an ever-changing pitch. San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Aug. 2022 But there is also the rotary dial/selector in the center console, with handwriting recognition built into its shallow, dished surface, like a glass ashtray. Dan Neil, WSJ, 17 June 2022 Roy, then only 30, was quick-dished to Colorado in December 1995, just days after staging a hissy fit behind the bench in Montreal for all to see the night he was yanked from net. BostonGlobe.com, 9 Oct. 2021 The keyboard’s dished keys place each key, command and shortcut at the user’s fingertips without cluttering the working space with extra keys that simply aren’t needed. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 28 Sep. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dished was in 1737

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“Dished.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dished. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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