Definition of sand table in English:

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sand table

noun

A relief model in sand used to explain military tactics and plan campaigns.
Example sentences
  • Dispensing with the board, he constructed a sand table that modeled actual terrain.
  • The presence of this third color in the computer simulation forces armor lieutenants to consider the battlespace as more than a force-on-force sand table.
  • The commander then moves to a terrain model, sand table, or terrain tarp and executes a leader's back brief by key event.
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