A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface on which objects may be placed, and that can be used for such purposes as eating, writing, working, or playing games
(With reference to goods bought or sold) surreptitiously and typically illegally
Used to refer to the various processes in the food chain from agricultural production to consumption
put the plates on the table
A table of mathematical logarithms
A circular table for playing the card game loo on, or a table made in a similar style
A pinball machine.
Seated at a table eating a meal
A bed in the shape of a table.
The style of cutting a precious stone with a large flat upper surface surrounded by small facets.
Of a diamond or other precious stone: cut with a large flat upper surface surrounded by small facets.
To move around from table to table in a restaurant, nightclub, etc., greeting friends and socializing.
A small mat used for protecting the surface of a table from hot dishes
A large pew containing the communion table, especially in a Presbyterian church.
A circular saw mounted under a table or bench so that the blade projects up through a slot
A set of matching plates, cups, bowls, etc., sometimes also including cutlery.
The table at which the chief guests are placed at a formal dinner
A table that is or forms an altar; an altar or altar slab.
A low stone seat on the inside of a wall or round the base of a pillar in a church, cloister, or other religious building
A small platform or table in a garden on which food for birds is placed
A table of the type used in a camp, now typically a lightweight portable folding table.
A square table for playing cards on, typically having legs that fold flat for storage
A selection of dishes of cold food in a restaurant or at a formal meal
= plinth course.
The first part of the Ten Commandments, relating to religious duties (thought to have occupied the first of the two stone tablets of Moses).
A table covered with green cloth and used for board meetings, negotiations, etc.; (hence) one of the boards of Covenanters who ruled Scotland 1638–41 (now historical).
A table in a dining hall, typically on a platform, for the most important people, such as the fellows of a college
A table of statistics relating to life expectancy and mortality for a given category of people
A horizontal or tilted surface of translucent glass or plastic with a light behind it, used as a light box for drawing or viewing transparencies or negatives
A table or chart on which people, teams, etc., are ranked according to merit.
A convertible wooden seat, the back of which is hinged to swing over and rest horizontally on the arms, thus forming a table.
= open house.
An arithmetical table formerly used for converting a given number of pence into shillings or pounds.
A low table or bracket in the space between two windows, typically placed under a pier glass
= plane table.
A surveying instrument used for direct plotting in the field, with a drawing board and pivoted alidade
A table reserved for journalists.
A table offstage on which properties are kept in readiness for use.
A circular or octagonal office table of a kind made in the 18th century
The table at which King Arthur and his knights sat so that none should have precedence. It was first mentioned in 1155
An elaborately fitted woman's dressing table of the late eighteenth cent., characterized especially by having at both sides a pivotable mirror which folds out from a drawer at the front.
A relief model in sand used to explain military tactics and plan campaigns
A table placed at the side of a room or apart from the main table
(In a cafeteria or restaurant) a table with slots to hold food containers that are kept hot by steam circulating beneath them
A small anvil that can be screwed on to a table.
A small handbell placed upon the table for summoning attendants.
A board forming the top of a table.
A chair which can be converted into a table.
A clamp for fastening something to a table.