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noun as in platter

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Inkjet printers also tend to print more slowly, be louder, and hold less paper in their trays than lasers.

Metal trays designed for surgical instruments double as bedside tables.

A bigger issue is that rural hospitals are often small with few employees, but Pfizer sends its packages in trays with 975 doses.

Perhaps you can suggest that until your husband can display good manners, you will be dining elsewhere — even if that means in the bedroom with a tray.

Rather than needing to be watered, the plants actually sit in grow trays with their roots extending into shallow troughs of nutrient-rich water.

Disturbed by these suppositions and deciding not to tell my wife, I made the tea and took the tray to the bedroom.

A doorman at the Ritz-Carlton took to serving him carrots on a silver tray.

At another mortuary, “a very stout matron” has frozen to the metal refrigerator tray and must be chipped from it.

Willie signals to the stewardess that he needs some help with his tray.

The dragon, now dangling by a claw from the edge of the sand tray, is on the cusp of defeat.

It is only necessary to have a zinc, or a galvanized tray on which to stand the glass in an inverted position.

Broken crocks should be strewn upon the tray, and on to this is heaped peaty soil mixed with sand.

A light-colored mulatto boy, in dress coat and bearing a diminutive silver tray for the reception of cards, admitted them.

The air was heavy with the perfume of frankincense which smouldered in a brass vessel set upon a tray.

The boy retired and returned after a moment, bringing the tiny silver tray, which was covered with ladies' visiting cards.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tray, such as: plate, board, coaster, and salver.

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