1. an open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food
Definition categories: man–made, receptacle
Sentences with tray as a noun:
- I carefully arranged the dishes on the tray and brought it upstairs.
- Make sure that tray of eggs is properly loaded.
- Before long they had consumed a whole tray of shrimp cocktails and sent for another.
- The CD tray will not open.
- The loader is responsible for placing the work on the trays for the plating machines.
1. (transitive, obsolete) To grieve; annoy.
2. (transitive) To place items on a tray.
- Be sure to tray eggs with the large end up.
3. (intransitive) To slide down a snow-covered hill on a tray from a cafeteria.
- Traying has provided collegiate fun and the occasional fatality for decades.
4. (transitive, obsolete) To betray.