Saucer meaning

sôsər
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An object similar in shape to a saucer.
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A small shallow dish having a slight circular depression in the center for holding a cup.
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A small shallow dish to hold a cup and catch drips.
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A small, round, shallow dish, esp. one with an indentation designed to hold a cup.
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Anything round and shallow like a saucer.
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An object round and gently curved (shaped like a saucer).

The saucer-shaped object could have been a UFO.

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A flat, shallow caisson for raising sunken ships.
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A shallow socket for the pivot of a capstan.
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To pour (tea, etc.) from the cup into the saucer in order to cool it before drinking.
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Origin of saucer

  • Middle English sauce dish from Old French saussier from sauce sauce sauce

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French saucière.

    From Wiktionary