cafeteria tray

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cafeteria tray a tray for carrying your food in a cafeteria
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Usage

In literature:

Sometimes at a cafeteria, carrying a tray, she helped herself to crackers and milk and sandwiches.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
It was like a cafeteria in the open, thought Elliott, except that one had no tray.
"The Camerons of Highboro" by Beth B. Gilchrist
One mother uses a plan for having everybody help at breakfast time, modeled after the tray system of a cafeteria.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
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In news:

From kindergarten to college, school cafeterias become ecofriendly by banishing trays, growing veggies, and composting waste.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has banned polystyrene food trays from school cafeterias.
Fried pork chop with macaroni and chesse, green beans, and roll on a blue cafeteria tray.
Local school officials and cafeteria workers said lunch tray selections now are based on food components instead of nutrients.
Cafeteria trays are going away on many college campuses.
Cafeteria trays are going away on many college campuses.
Unified replaces plastic foam cafeteria trays with paper ones.
Other dishwashing machines have a motorized tray ramp, but Westhills' cafeteria dish room has the same stainless steel counters, Flowers said.
Oberlin College are following a national trend to reduce food waste and energy by removing cafeteria trays or discouraging their use.
Don't use cafeteria trays, cardboard boxes or other sled substitutes.
Portland Public Schools will no longer use Styrofoam trays in their cafeterias beginning this school year.
The school has offset its higher food costs in part by ditching cafeteria trays .
A peanut butter and grape jelly sandwich, along with French fries, crackers and peas in their pods are on this PHS student's tray at the PHS cafeteria last Friday.
and they're as durable as those bombproof cafeteria trays from school.
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