a metal or wooden plate or slab, bolted to each of two members that have been butted or lapped together.
Railroads Now Rare. a joint bar.
a flat piece of metal joining one rail, stanchion, or beam to another
- Fish poacher
noun a long narrow pan with high sides and a perforated rack, used to poach a whole fish at once Examples The oval fish poacher is 18 inches long. Word Origin cooking
noun 1. an odorless and tasteless high-protein food additive made from ground fish and suitable for human consumption. Abbreviation: FPC.
- Fish queue
humour (By analogy with FIFO – first-in, first-out) first in, still here. A joking way of pointing out that processing of a particular sequence of events or requests has stopped dead. Also “FISH mode” and “FISHnet”; the latter may be applied to any network that is running really slowly or exhibiting extreme flakiness. [Jargon File] […]
noun 1. a spicy sauce made from the fermented liquid of salt-cured fish, especially anchovies, popular as a flavoring or condiment in Southeast Asian cookery.