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  • English Word Table Definition 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.
  • English Word Table Definition 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.
  • English Word Table Definition A list of substances and their properties; especially, a list of the elementary substances with their atomic weights, densities, symbols, etc.
  • English Word Table Definition 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.
  • English Word Table Definition The arrangement or disposition of the lines which appear on the inside of the hand.
  • English Word Table Definition 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.
  • English Word Table Definition Hence, food placed on a table to be partaken of; fare; entertainment; as, to set a good table.
  • English Word Table Definition The company assembled round a table.
  • English Word Table Definition One of the two, external and internal, layers of compact bone, separated by diploe, in the walls of the cranium.
  • English Word Table Definition 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.
  • English Word Table Definition The board on the opposite sides of which backgammon and draughts are played.
  • English Word Table Definition One of the divisions of a backgammon board; as, to play into the right-hand table.
  • English Word Table Definition The games of backgammon and of draughts.
  • English Word Table Definition A circular plate of crown glass.
  • English Word Table Definition The upper flat surface of a diamond or other precious stone, the sides of which are cut in angles.
  • English Word Table Definition A plane surface, supposed to be transparent and perpendicular to the horizon; -- called also perspective plane.
  • English Word Table Definition The part of a machine tool on which the work rests and is fastened.
  • English Word Table Definition To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to table fines.
  • English Word Table Definition To delineate, as on a table; to represent, as in a picture.
  • English Word Table Definition To supply with food; to feed.
  • English Word Table Definition To insert, as one piece of timber into another, by alternate scores or projections from the middle, to prevent slipping; to scarf.
  • English Word Table Definition To lay or place on a table, as money.
  • English Word Table Definition 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.
  • English Word Table Definition To enter upon the docket; as, to table charges against some one.
  • English Word Table Definition To make board hems in the skirts and bottoms of (sails) in order to strengthen them in the part attached to the boltrope.
  • English Word Table Definition To live at the table of another; to board; to eat.
  • English Word Table d'hote Definition A common table for guests at a hotel; an ordinary.
  • English Word Table-land Definition A broad, level, elevated area of land; a plateau.
  • English Word Tableau Definition A striking and vivid representation; a picture.
  • English Word Tableau Definition A representation of some scene by means of persons grouped in the proper manner, placed in appropriate postures, and remaining silent and motionless.