Definition of dishwasher noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɪʃwɒʃə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪʃwɔːʃər//
    , NAmE//ˈdɪʃwɑːʃər//
    Restaurant people, House equipment
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  1. 1a machine for washing plates, cups, etc. to load/stack the dishwasher Are these glasses dishwasher safe? It wastes energy to run the dishwasher half empty. See related entries: House equipment
  2. 2 a person whose job is to wash plates, etc., for example in a restaurant See related entries: Restaurant people
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dishwasher