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tabletop

Syllabification: ta·ble·top
Pronunciation: /ˈtābəlˌtäp
 
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Definition of tabletop in English:

noun

1The horizontal top part of a table.
Example sentences
  • Today, these tiles are fixed on tabletops, and are rare to come by.
  • Fingers drummed on tabletops, teaspoons tapped impatiently on saucers.
  • You'll see the tabletops going all around the ballpark where you can stand and eat and watch the game.
1.1 [as modifier] Small or portable enough to be placed or used on a table: a tabletop hockey game
More example sentences
  • Military vehicles, tabletop demonstration games, exhibits and stalls will pack the museum in Elvington, just outside York.
  • My challenge was to create a classically styled tabletop display that allowed the contents to be updated and viewed from all sides.
  • Concept designs and builds a variety of labeling products, from tabletop machines to fully integrated systems.

Words that rhyme with tabletop

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