chafing dish

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chaf·ing dish

A metal dish or pan mounted above a heating device and used to cook food or keep it warm at the table.

chafing dish

(Cookery) a vessel with a heating apparatus beneath it, for cooking or keeping food warm at the table

chaf′ing dish`

(ˈtʃeɪ fɪŋ)
a metal pan mounted atop a heating device for preparing or warming food at the table.
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Noun1.chafing dish - a metal pan over a heaterchafing dish - a metal pan over a heater; used to cook or to keep things warm at the table
cooking utensil, cookware - a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking

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