dis-=apart,away dis-是由分离引申为移去、剥夺、反对、否定，尤其加强语气的重要字首 变化型 de-,des-,di-,dif-,s-
(also sweet) n
(a) [C] any sweet dish, (eg pie, tart, ice-cream) eaten at the end of a meal （饭後的）甜食（如馅饼、果馅饼、冰激凌）
*a pineapple dessert 菠萝甜食. Cf 参看 afters, pudding 1.
(b) [U] course in which this dish is served （用作最後一道菜的）甜食
*Shall we move on to dessert? 咱们上甜食好吗?
* [attrib 作定语] a dessert apple, wine, etc, ie served with or for dessert 作为甜食的苹果、餐末甜酒.
n [U and C]
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: French;Origin: desservir 'to clear the table', from servir 'to serve']
sweet food served after the main part of a meal
What are we having for dessert?
1. We had ice cream for dessert. 我们饭后吃了冰淇淋。
2. The first performance ended just as we finished dessert, and I excused myself and went to talk to the theater manager. 第一个节目结束时，我们刚好吃完甜食，我找了个借口过去与戏院经理搭话。