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sau·cer

 (sô′sər)
n.
1. A small shallow dish having a slight circular depression in the center for holding a cup.
2. An object similar in shape to a saucer.

[Middle English, sauce dish, from Old French saussier, from sauce, sauce; see sauce.]

saucer

(ˈsɔːsə)
n
1. (Cookery) a small round dish on which a cup is set
2. (Cookery) any similar dish
[C14: from Old French saussier container for sauce]
ˈsaucerful n
ˈsaucerless adj

sau•cer

(ˈsɔ sər)

n.
1. a small, round, shallow dish for holding a cup.
2. something resembling a saucer.
[1300–50; < Old French saussier.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saucer - something with a round shape resembling a flat circular platesaucer - something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate; "the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky"
intervertebral disc, intervertebral disk - a fibrocartilaginous disc serving as a cushion between all of the vertebrae of the spinal column (except between the first two)
round shape - a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
dot, point - a very small circular shape; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots"
2.saucer - a small shallow dish for holding a cup at the table
flatware - tableware that is relatively flat and fashioned as a single piece
3.saucer - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiationsaucer - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
directional antenna - an antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
radio reflector, radio telescope - astronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extraterrestrial sources
scanner - a radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area
4.saucer - a disk used in throwing competitions
disk, disc - a flat circular plate
sports equipment - equipment needed to participate in a particular sport
Translations
podšálektalířek
underkoptallerken
lautanen
tanjurić
csészealj
undirskál
受け皿
받침 접시
lėkštelė
apakštase
tanierik
krožniček
tefat
จานรอง
đĩa nhỏ

saucer

[ˈsɔːsəʳ] Nplatillo m

saucer

[ˈsɔːsər] n (for cup)soucoupe f

saucer

nUntertasse f

saucer

[ˈsɔːsəʳ] npiattino

saucer

(ˈsoːsə) noun
a small shallow dish for placing under a cup. Could you bring me another cup and saucer?

saucer

صَحْنُ الفِنْجَان podšálek underkop Untertasse πιατάκι φλιτζανιού platillo, plato pequeño lautanen soucoupe tanjurić piattino 受け皿 받침 접시 schotel skål spodek pires блюдце tefat จานรอง fincan tabağı đĩa nhỏ 茶托
References in classic literature ?
Seems 'ard," he said, as he administered a saucerful of milk, "when you get three men in a 'ole like this, they can't work together.
said the master, pausing with his lips close to his saucerful of tea, and peering at Tom over it.
Echoes have been, in every sense of the word, a recurring theme of Pink Floyd's music since the very start and while, naturally enough, The Mission Bell resonates most clearly here there are moments when it takes you all the way back to Saucerful of Secrets.
They serve but one dish--a mutton seekh kebab with a rib-sticking fried puri-paratha hybrid, a whole joodi of mint, a heap of cut limbu, and a saucerful of runny dark green chutney over raw onion rings.
It also formulated the framework for A Saucerful of Secrets (1968), a transition album featuring protracted instrumental passages that led to perhaps their first great recording, 1971's Meddle.
tribute IN THE FLESH Tuesday November 23 Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham 0844 847 2302 IN The Flesh present an authentic excursion into rock supergroup Pink Floyd's most creative period from the mid-Sixties to the early Eighties performing tracks from the classic albums including The Piper At The Gates of Dawn, A Saucerful Of Secrets, Meddle, The Dark Side Of The Moon, Animals, The Wall and The Final Cut.