Definition of Saucer

1. Noun. Something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate. "The moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky"

Exact synonyms: Disc, Disk
Specialized synonyms: Intervertebral Disc, Intervertebral Disk, Dot, Point
Generic synonyms: Round Shape



2. Noun. A small shallow dish for holding a cup at the table.
Generic synonyms: Flatware

3. Noun. Directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation.

4. Noun. A disk used in throwing competitions.
Exact synonyms: Discus
Generic synonyms: Disc, Disk, Sports Equipment

Definition of Saucer

1. n. A small pan or vessel in which sauce was set on a table.

Definition of Saucer

1. Noun. A small shallow dish to hold a cup and catch drips. ¹

2. Noun. An object round and gently curved (shaped like a saucer). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saucer

1. a small, shallow dish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saucer

sauce for the goose
sauce verte
sauce vinaigrette
sauceboat
sauceboats
saucebox
sauceboxes
sauced
sauceless
saucelike
saucepan
saucepanlike
saucepans
saucepot
saucepots
saucer (current term)
saucer-eyed
saucer-shaped cataract
saucer eyes
saucer magnolia
saucerful
saucerfuls
saucerization
saucerlike
saucers
saucersful
sauces
sauch

Literary usage of Saucer

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1. The Century (1902)
"There 's a great big the thought had just occurred to her, " you 'd empty bedroom up above the porch that 's like to make the saucer-pies yourself? ..."

2. Pottery and Porcelain of All Times and Nations: With Tables of Factory and by William Cowper Prime (1878)
"In examining marked specimens of Venice, care must IBS. Venice Cup and saucer: Cozzi be taken to distinguish the anchor mark portal Decoration in red. ..."

3. Practical Floriculture: A Guide to the Successful Cultivation of Florists by Peter Henderson (1911)
"-saucer SYSTEM" OF PROPAGATION. The above methods of propagating by cuttings are such is are now practised by commercial florists who have all the needed ..."

4. Practical Floriculture: A Guide to the Successful Cultivation of Florists by Peter Henderson (1906)
""saucer SYSTEM" OF PROPAGATION. ... the requirements for plants are unusually large, as the " saucer System " of propagation will answer every purpose, ..."

5. The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1894)
"if we introduce the value of H from (40), and express <r by me of the volume density p. In like manner for the saucer of 120°, from (44), ..."

6. The Pottery and Porcelain of the United States: An Historical Review of by Edwin Atlee Barber (1893)
"Illustration 105 shows one of these undecorated pieces, a graceful lily- shaped cup and saucer. In addition to vases and table pieces, they make many fancy ..."

7. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... or saucer-shaped, the expanded and flattened sterile cells forming a kiml of wing, or at length this incurved at base, or also at summit, ami so nearly ..."

8. The Century (1902)
"There 's a great big the thought had just occurred to her, " you 'd empty bedroom up above the porch that 's like to make the saucer-pies yourself? ..."

9. Pottery and Porcelain of All Times and Nations: With Tables of Factory and by William Cowper Prime (1878)
"In examining marked specimens of Venice, care must IBS. Venice Cup and saucer: Cozzi be taken to distinguish the anchor mark portal Decoration in red. ..."

10. Practical Floriculture: A Guide to the Successful Cultivation of Florists by Peter Henderson (1911)
"-saucer SYSTEM" OF PROPAGATION. The above methods of propagating by cuttings are such is are now practised by commercial florists who have all the needed ..."

11. Practical Floriculture: A Guide to the Successful Cultivation of Florists by Peter Henderson (1906)
""saucer SYSTEM" OF PROPAGATION. ... the requirements for plants are unusually large, as the " saucer System " of propagation will answer every purpose, ..."

12. The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1894)
"if we introduce the value of H from (40), and express <r by me of the volume density p. In like manner for the saucer of 120°, from (44), ..."

13. The Pottery and Porcelain of the United States: An Historical Review of by Edwin Atlee Barber (1893)
"Illustration 105 shows one of these undecorated pieces, a graceful lily- shaped cup and saucer. In addition to vases and table pieces, they make many fancy ..."

14. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... or saucer-shaped, the expanded and flattened sterile cells forming a kiml of wing, or at length this incurved at base, or also at summit, ami so nearly ..."

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