Definition of tray
: an open receptacle with a flat bottom and a low rim for holding, carrying, or exhibiting articles
trayfulplay \-ˌfu̇l\ noun
Examples of tray in a Sentence
She carried the tray of food to our table.
a car with several storage trays
Recent Examples of tray from the Web
There are sleek, white sectional sofas, circular Oriental carpets and silver trays laden with French macarons.
My tray was quickly covered with a cloth napkin - the white tablecloth of the skies.
Immediately after Todd Snyder’s runway show on Monday night, which opened the latest iteration of New York Fashion Week: Men’s, the benches were whisked away and replaced by waiters carrying trays of appetizers.
Since some of the ingredients might require a special trip, make a double or triple batch and freeze in ice cube trays for up to 2 months.
The wider portion of the tray is above the shifter console and ideal to lay a phone and run the charging cable through a little access portal the USB below.
A laser scans a barcode on the block’s side before Echo loads it into a tray.
Cocowalk’s hot dogs were provided by the Cinepolis movie theater, which donated four metal trays of franks.
Freeze cold-brew coffee in an ice cube tray and use for iced coffee drinks.
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TRAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tray for English Language Learners
: a thin, flat, and often rectangular piece of plastic, metal, wood, etc., that has a low rim and that is used for carrying things
: a container that has low sides and usually no top and that is used to hold something
TRAY Defined for Kids
Definition of tray for Students
: an open container with a flat bottom and low rim for holding, carrying, or showing articles a waiter's tray a tray of ice cubes
Medical Definition of tray
: an appliance consisting of a flanged body and a handle for use in holding plastic material against the gums or teeth in making negative impressions for dentures
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