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table
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 30
2. A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab.
4. Any smooth, flat surface upon which an inscription, a drawing, or the like, may be produced.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. A list of substances and their properties; especially, a list of the elementary substances with their atomic weights, densities, symbols, etc.
10. Hence, food placed on a table to be partaken of; fare; entertainment; as, to set a good table.
11. The company assembled round a table.
12. One of the two, external and internal, layers of compact bone, separated by diploe, in the walls of the cranium.
13. 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.
15. One of the divisions of a backgammon board; as, to play into the right- hand table.
17. A circular plate of crown glass.
21. 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.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To live at the table of another; to board; to eat.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to table fines.
2. To delineate, as on a table; to represent, as in a picture.
5. To lay or place on a table, as money.
6. In parliamentary usage, to lay on the table; to postpone, by a formal vote, the consideration of ( a bill, motion, or the like) till called for, or indefinitely.
7. To enter upon the docket; as, to table charges against some one.
8. To make board hems in the skirts and bottoms of ( sails) in order to strengthen them in the part attached to the boltrope.
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