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Even treat the drainage saucers under your houseplants.
Indiana State Police at the Indianapolis, Connersville and Seymour posts kept a check on the saucers for nearly five hours.
Cartoon legend George Jetson might have taken a flying saucer-like car to work.
In addition, saucers full of water provide breeding sites for mosquitoes.
Cups, saucers, salad plates, dessert plates, gravy boats, serving platters, sugar bowl, cream pitcher, coffee carafe, all adorned with the same matching dinnerware pattern, were among the possibilities each week.
From afar, the Space Needle won’t look much different, except for the sleeker saucer, more elevators and a new paint job.
Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDone The Space Needle’s saucer will see most of the changes.
Construction will begin on the observation deck this fall, closing only one-sixth of the saucer at a time to avoid a total shutdown.
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Origin and Etymology of saucer
Middle English, plate containing a condiment, from Anglo-French, from sauce
First Known Use: circa 1702See Words from the same year
SAUCER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of saucer for English Language Learners
: a small, round dish that you put a cup on
SAUCER Defined for Kids
Definition of saucer for Students
: a small shallow dish often with a slightly lower center for holding a cup
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