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chaf·ing dish

(chā′fĭng)
n.
A metal dish or pan mounted above a heating device and used to cook food or keep it warm at the table.
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chafing dish

(ˈtʃeɪfɪŋ)
n
(Cookery) a vessel with a heating apparatus beneath it, for cooking or keeping food warm at the table
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chaf′ing dish`

(ˈtʃeɪ fɪŋ)
n.
a metal pan mounted atop a heating device for preparing or warming food at the table.
[1400–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Translations

chafing dish

[ˈtʃeɪfɪŋdɪʃ] Ncalientaplatos m inv
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Chafing dishes were not unknown to him, and he wondered if she concocted suppers on this one for some of those University young men he had heard whispers about.
Porthos was in bed, and was playing a game at LANSQUENET with Mousqueton, to keep his hand in; while a spit loaded with partridges was turning before the fire, and on each side of a large chimneypiece, over two chafing dishes, were boiling two stewpans, from which exhaled a double odor of rabbit and fish stews, rejoicing to the smell.
* Set up a food station table with items that can help you keep cold foods cold (coolers) and hot foods hot (chafing dishes).
At mealtime, hundreds of workers form long queues beside rows of chafing dishes filled with everything Chinese fresh, leafy Chinese broccoli, beef stew, Chinese fried rice, crunchy, yellow noodles and a variety of dimsum and dumplings.
The chap behind the counter opened the chafing dishes and said 'Sasa?' and I was excited like I had forgotten how to speak Swahili before this moment.
This allows us to offer more choices using smaller chafing dishes or bowls.
-- If warm takeout foods are to be served immediately, keep them at 140AF or above by placing in chafing dishes, preheated warming trays or slow cookers.
It is no more a usual deg and handi serving but the exclusive copper and brass one with chafing dishes to serve a cuisine that is inspired from the royal kitchens at Mughalnama.
Our table was at the far wall, between a vast gilt fireplace and a sideboard laden with bejewelled chafing dishes.
New York: Richly seasoned lamb curry, chana masala and saag paneer fill the chafing dishes. Cases display confections like gulab jamun and rasgulla, sweet milk and cheese dumplings.
From the satellite dish and TV for entertainment to the chafing dishes to keep everyone fed, the Deems don't skimp on tailgate comforts.
Bahar: The main challenge is to supply and install efficient foodservice equipment that meets the budget of a mid-market hotelier and provides flexibility on the type of cuisines they can offer their guests.For example, for efficiency, we would offer induction units from a reputable OEM supplier from China in place of jelly-based solid fuel for buffet chafing dishes. For flexibility, we can supply multi-functional equipment allowing the chef to do different types of food.