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satellite dish

dish (def 8). Unabridged
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  • After briefly watching my computer screen, he began the task of installing the satellite dish on the roof.
  • There was a satellite dish on the top but not anything that would allow communications back and forth.
  • Hardly the grandest of positions, but enough to help put a satellite dish on the roof of the family's tumbledown house.
  • Look closely, and it turns out to be the shadow cast by a large satellite dish.
  • The companies consist of a satellite dish, a foreign carrier, and local offices with booths for callers.
  • The police may have to be paid off before a party, or bribed to overlook a satellite dish.
  • We have a huge satellite dish, but that's from a couple of marriages ago.
  • He's the sort to invite everyone over so he can brag about his new satellite dish or his array of spatulas and tongs.
  • Tucked out of sight, a satellite dish beams data and e-mail from various research projects.
  • Do not attempt to manually fold the attached satellite dish.
satellite dish in Science
satellite dish  
A parabolic antenna used to receive signals relayed by satellite.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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