Formal name: parabolic aerial Often shortened to: dish a microwave aerial, used esp in radar, radio telescopes, and satellite broadcasting, consisting of a parabolic reflector
short for satellite dish aerial
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- dish antenna,
- dish gravy,
- dish night,
- dish out,
- dish the dirt
Also called: dish antenna
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