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English noun: saucer

1. saucer (shape) something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate

SamplesThe moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky.

Synonymsdisc, disk

Broader (hypernym)round shape

Narrower (hyponym)dot, intervertebral disc, intervertebral disk, point

2. saucer (artifact) a small shallow dish for holding a cup at the table

Broader (hypernym)flatware

3. saucer (artifact) directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation

Synonymsdish, dish aerial, dish antenna

Broader (hypernym)directional antenna

Narrower (hyponym)scanner

Part meronymmicrowave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radio reflector, radio telescope, radiolocation

4. saucer (artifact) a disk used in throwing competitions


Broader (hypernym)disc, disk, sports equipment

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