Share this entry

Share this page

chafing dish

Translation of chafing dish in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Cookery/Cocina][ hornillo para mantener la comida caliente en la mesa ]
    Example sentences
    • If hot food must sit out for longer than two hours, use warming trays, slow cookers or chafing dishes to keep the food hot.
    • The second one broke three plates, a nice chafing dish, and a food processor, and all he was trying to do was mix up some tuna salad.
    • At home, the cooked meat can be kept hot in a warm oven, in a chafing dish or slow cooker, or on a warming tray.

Definition of chafing dish in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cura
f
cure …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexican politics, a prospective party candidate for the presidency is called a tapado. Candidates traditionally emerge from within the party but their identity is not revealed until the candidate is officially declared: they remain tapados (hidden), thus arousing a great deal of speculation. Under the rule of the PRI - Partido Revolucionario Institucional, its candidate was virtually guaranteed to become president.