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table
  1. Furniture with a top surface to accommodate a variety of uses.
    1. An item of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on one or more legs.
    2. A flat tray which can be used as a table.
    3. (poker, metonymically)  The lineup of players at a given table.
    4. A group of people at a table, for example for a meal or game.
    5. A service of Holy Communion.
  2. A two-dimensional presentation of data.
    1. A matrix or grid of data arranged in rows and columns.
    2. A collection of arithmetic calculations arranged in a table, such as multiplications in a multiplication table.
    3. (computing) A lookup table, most often a set of vectors.
    4. (sports)  A visual representation of a classification of teams or individuals based on their success over a predetermined period.
  3. (music)  The top of a stringed instrument, particularly a member of the violin family: the side of the instrument against which the strings vibrate.
  4. (backgammon)  One half of a backgammon board, which is divided into the inner and outer table.
  5. Synonyms:
  6. Examples:
    1. “The table was laden with a plethora of scrumptious dishes.”
      “The available data is represented in this table, categorized and sorted according to geographical location.”
      “Deep between the two canyons lies a broad table.”
tabling
tablework
  1. (business) Collaborative decision-making, with participants sitting around a table for discussion.
  2. (Alexander technique) A form of physical therapy that takes place with the patient lying in a semisupine position, typically on a table.
  3. (printing, historical) Typesetting of tabular matter.
tabulator
  1. A person who counts or tabulates things.
  2. The mechanism on a typewriter that sets the position of columns and borders.
  3. (computing) An early data processing machine that produces printed lists and totals from data on punched cards.
  4. Examples:
    1. “What surprises people is that the central tabulator is just a PC, like what you and I use.”
      “They use a program which fills the screen of the PC and effectively turns it into the central tabulator system.”
      “The ballot marking device then produces a ballot which is inserted into the tabulator.”
tables
tabulation
  1. The act or process of tabulating.
  2. A result of tabulating: a table, displaying data in compact form.
  3. (computing) A printout.
  4. Synonyms:
  5. Examples:
    1. “The site offers voter registration, listings, and even vote tabulation for its customers.”
      “Moreover, that knowledge must reflect careful observation, recording and tabulation.”
      “The two essential methods of prairie dog tabulation are aerial surveys and old-fashioned head counts.”
tabula
  1. A table or tablet.
  2. (zoology) One of the transverse plants found in the calicles of certain corals and hydroids.
  3. Examples:
    1. “If not exactly a tabula rasa, I am comparatively ignorant of current scientific knowledge and epistemology.”
      “They are all products of the false belief that we are born with empty minds, a tabula rasa.”
      “The mind was a tabula rasa, asserted the British writer John Locke, a clean slate awaiting the imprint of sensory data.”
tableman
  1. (rare) Any of the pieces used to play the game of tables, backgammon or draughts.
  2. (rare) A person sitting at the same table.
  3. Examples:
    1. “Esther Onaga, and Social Work Visiting Scholar Betty Tableman, MPA, have support from the Gerstacker Foundation.”
tabler
  1. Agent noun of the verb to table; one who tables.
  2. (obsolete) One who boards others for payment.
tablecloth
  1. A cloth used to cover and protect a table, especially for a dining table.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “I turned to Theo to apologize and was horrified to discover him weeping into a corner of the linen tablecloth.”
      “Center the roast on a carving board that is long enough to allow the carver to cut the meat without spilling on the tablecloth.”
      “Cover that buffet table with an antique patchwork quilt, checkered tablecloth or even canvas potato sacks.”
tableware
  1. The cutlery, crockery and glassware used in setting a table for a meal.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “He removes the papers and spreads them out across the huge oak table, pushing away crystal champagne glasses, fine bone china, silver tableware.”
      “A studio offering artistic skills training produces tableware and decorative items sold on the commercial market.”
      “Ceramic flower vases and other tableware are available in a riot of colours.”
tabularization
  1. The act of tabularizing, or the state of being tabularized; formation into tables; tabulation.
  2. Synonyms:
tablemat
  1. (rare) A cushion or stiff material placed on top of a table, underneath a tablecloth.
  2. Examples:
    1. “After putting the leaves in the table and putting on the tablemat and tablecloth, they laid the placemats out.”
tablescape
  1. An artistic arrangement of articles on a table.
tablemate
  1. Someone with whom one shares a table.
  2. Examples:
    1. “My tablemate, Liz left some of her rice, knowing that more good things were to come.”
      “My tablemate eyes the approaching platter, carried by a sweating young Jerusalem hotel chef and his helper.”
      “My immediate left-hand tablemate is ten years older than me, and looks like he had a lot of late nights in the eighties.”
tabulate
  1. (paleontology) A member of the order Tabulata.
tablehood
  1. The quality of being a table.
tableness
  1. (philosophy) The quality of being a table.
tableful
  1. As much as fills a table.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Of course, I also had to smile at the thought of a tableful of law professors grilling him.”
      “A few years ago, I was sitting with a tableful of artists who agreed to an equally bleak, and equally wrong, assessment of art.”
      “At least, that's the way I heard Monica tell the story at a Friar's Club tableful of comedians, all of whom nodded that he'd done that to them, as well.”
tablement
  1. (architecture, obsolete) A table.
tabularizations
tablescapes
  1. plural of tablescape
  2. Examples:
    1. “An arrangement of porcelain flowers, or miniature horses, or even a bowlful of gardenias from yesteryear would qualify as one of today's tablescapes.”
tablecloths
  1. plural of tablecloth
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “The booths have red leatherette seats, the tables have blue-checked plastic tablecloths and the sauce comes in squeezy bottles.”
      “The round tables are covered with white tablecloths under dappled sunlight.”
      “The tablecloths were white, and a small lamp with a dark shade sat in the middle of the table as a centerpiece.”
tabulations
  1. plural of tabulation
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Validation studies verified our ability to repeat tabulations between tabulators and laboratories within acceptable limits.”
      “Our votes will be canvassed Monday and Tuesday of next week and the tabulations will be made at that time and our vote will be completed.”
      “Final data were abstracted directly from the publications or estimated from data tabulations in the articles.”
tablemates
  1. plural of tablemate
  2. Examples:
    1. “We quickly found common ground with our table mates and shared a wonderful Voignier made by John Schafer, one of our tablemates.”
      “It's not an easy thing, coming out with something that beats the pants off your tablemates.”
      “If you are on a ship that has two traditional dinner seatings, arrive at your table on time. Your tablemates will appreciate it and so will the waiters.”
tablements
  1. plural of tablement
tablewares
  1. plural of tableware
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “The most significant work of Jean Luce and Marcel Goupy, designers of glass and ceramics, was in the production of elegant tablewares.”
      “Some fine tablewares were produced, especially after mid-century, by designers such as Wilhelm Wagenfeld, Richard Süssmuth and Heinrich Löffelhardt.”
      “Each of them worked in an individual style, and in addition to decorative pieces many of them designed tablewares for the subsidiary Sandvik factory.”
tabulators
  1. plural of tabulator
tablemen
  1. plural of tableman
tablemats
  1. plural of tablemat
tablesful
  1. plural of tableful
tablefuls
  1. plural of tableful
tablings
tablers
  1. plural of tabler
tabulae
  1. plural of tabula
  2. Examples:
    1. “In Roman times its was used for the conservation of the bronze tabulae containing the laws and the official deeds of the Roman State.”
      “A province, and its communities, are not to be treated as tabulae rasae.”
      “Everything seems aimed at the tabulae rasae of students who have never seen Milton before.”
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