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Table (IPA: /ˈteɪbəɫ/)


Table (n.)

A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab.

Table (n.)

A thin, flat piece of wood, stone, metal, or other material, on which anything is cut, traced, written, or painted; a tablet

Table (n.)

a memorandum book.

Table (n.)

Any smooth, flat surface upon which an inscription, a drawing, or the like, may be produced.

Table (n.)

Hence, in a great variety of applications: A condensed statement which may be comprehended by the eye in a single view; a methodical or systematic synopsis; the presentation of many items or particulars in one group; a scheme; a schedule.

Table (n.)

A view of the contents of a work; a statement of the principal topics discussed; an index; a syllabus; a synopsis; as, a table of contents.

Table (n.)

A list of substances and their properties; especially, a list of the elementary substances with their atomic weights, densities, symbols, etc.

Table (n.)

Any collection and arrangement in a condensed form of many particulars or values, for ready reference, as of weights, measures, currency, specific gravities, etc.; also, a series of numbers following some law, and expressing particular values corresponding to certain other numbers on which they depend, and by means of which they are taken out for use in computations; as, tables of logarithms, sines, tangents, squares, cubes, etc.; annuity tables; interest tables; astronomical tables, etc.

Table (n.)

The arrangement or disposition of the lines which appear on the inside of the hand.

Table (n.)

An article of furniture, consisting of a flat slab, board, or the like, having a smooth surface, fixed horizontally on legs, and used for a great variety of purposes, as in eating, writing, or working.

Table (n.)

Hence, food placed on a table to be partaken of; fare; entertainment; as, to set a good table.

Table (n.)

The company assembled round a table.

Table (n.)

One of the two, external and internal, layers of compact bone, separated by diploe, in the walls of the cranium.

Table (n.)

A stringcourse which includes an offset; esp., a band of stone, or the like, set where an offset is required, so as to make it decorative. See Water table.

Table (n.)

The board on the opposite sides of which backgammon and draughts are played.

Table (n.)

One of the divisions of a backgammon board; as, to play into the right-hand table.

Table (n.)

The games of backgammon and of draughts.

Table (n.)

A circular plate of crown glass.

Table (n.)

The upper flat surface of a diamond or other precious stone, the sides of which are cut in angles.

Table (n.)

A plane surface, supposed to be transparent and perpendicular to the horizon; -- called also perspective plane.

Table (n.)

The part of a machine tool on which the work rests and is fastened.

Table (v. t.)

To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to table fines.

Table (v. t.)

To delineate, as on a table; to represent, as in a picture.

Table (v. t.)

To supply with food; to feed.

Table (v. t.)

To insert, as one piece of timber into another, by alternate scores or projections from the middle, to prevent slipping; to scarf.

Table

Piece of furniture with a flat top

Table

Set of data elements in databases

Table

Arrangement of data in rows and columns

Table

Landforms that have a flat top

Table

Parliamentary procedure

Table (Last Name / Surname)

Table is the #127,494 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 134 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years' study of books." - Conversation

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And about the table where stood the Dark Man, immovable as a mountain, washed the red waves of slaughter." - Robert E. Howard

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Dammit, what do you say to the female duplicate of your ex-boyfriend who is hiding under the table and crying? [98]" - El Goonish Shive

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Death is nature's way of saying, Your table is ready."" - Death

Example Sentence (Quote)

" For 't is always fair weather When good fellows get together With a stein on the table and a good song ringing clear." - Hospitality


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