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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

chafing dish

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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.
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.
NYT Syndicate Richly seasoned lamb curry, chana masala and saag paneer fill the chafing dishes.
Our table was at the far wall, between a vast gilt fireplace and a sideboard laden with bejewelled chafing dishes.
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.
Many of the hot dishes are contained in an impressive display of hammered-coppered chafing dishes with lids that can be removed and handily placed on high rising hooks, another nice touch that avoids the lift, remove and replace dilemma facing buffet diners elsewhere when the rush to fill plates is on.
There are also paper crafts and decor by Tes Pasola; Christmas decor and handmade gift wrapping paper by Maricris Floirendo Brias of Davao; bamboo chafing dishes by Renato Vidal's First Binhi Crafts; embroidered shoes and leather bags by Zarah Juan; embroidered linen napkins by Karen Santos' Kassa; Bea Jr.
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Then we could go and buy the chafing dishes or the hot holding.
Keep hot food HOT, at or above 140 F, on the grill or in insulated containers, heated chafing dishes, warming trays and/or slow cookers.