Table
Table Ta"ble (t[=a]"b'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tabled} (t[=a]"b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tabling} (t[=a]"bling).] 1. To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to table fines. [1913 Webster]

2. To delineate, as on a table; to represent, as in a picture. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Tabled and pictured in the chambers of meditation. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

3. To supply with food; to feed. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. (Carp.) To insert, as one piece of timber into another, by alternate scores or projections from the middle, to prevent slipping; to scarf. [1913 Webster]

5. To lay or place on a table, as money. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

7. To enter upon the docket; as, to table charges against some one. [1913 Webster]

8. (Naut.) To make broad hems in the skirts and bottoms of (sails) in order to strengthen them in the part attached to the boltrope. [1913 Webster]


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  • table — [ tabl ] n. f. • 1050; var. taule XIIIe (→ tôle); lat. tabula « planche, tablette » I ♦ Objet formé essentiellement d une surface plane horizontale, généralement supportée par un pied, des pieds, sur lequel on peut poser des objets. 1 ♦ Surface… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • table — TABLE. s. f. Meuble ordinairement de bois, fait d un ou de plusieurs ais, & posé sur un, ou plusieurs pieds; & dont on se sert pour manger, pour escrire, pour joüer, &c. Table de chesne. table de bois de noyer. table de marqueterie. table à un… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Table — Ta ble, n. [F., fr. L. tabula a board, tablet, a painting. Cf. {Tabular}, {Taffrail}, {Tavern}.] 1. A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab. [1913 Webster] A bagnio paved with fair tables… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • table — Ta ble, n. [F., fr. L. tabula a board, tablet, a painting. Cf. {Tabular}, {Taffrail}, {Tavern}.] 1. A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab. [1913 Webster] A bagnio paved with fair tables… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • TABLE —     Table, s. f., terme très étendu qui a plusieurs significations.     Table à manger, table de jeu, table à écrire. Première table, seconde table, table du commun. Table de buffet, table d hôte, où l on mange à tant par repas; bonne table,… …   Dictionnaire philosophique de Voltaire

  • table — Table, f. penac. Vient par syncope du Latin Tabula, comme de Seculum, Crustulum, Seclum, Crustlum, et signifie en general un ais de bois long et quarré. Selon laquelle signification on dit Entablature, où plusieurs tels ais sont rengez pair à… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • table — [tā′bəl] n. [OFr < L tabula, a board, painting, tablet < ? IE * taldhla < base * tel , flat, a board > OE thille, thin board, flooring] 1. Obs. a thin, flat tablet or slab of metal, stone, or wood, used for inscriptions 2. a) a piece… …   English World dictionary

  • table — [n1] furniture upon which to work, eat bar, bench, board, buffet, bureau, console, counter, desk, dining table, dinner table, dresser, lectern, pulpit, sideboard, sink, slab, stand, wagon; concept 443 table [n2] meal bill of fare, board, cuisine …   New thesaurus

  • table — ► NOUN 1) a piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, for eating, writing, or working at. 2) a set of facts or figures systematically displayed. 3) (tables) multiplication tables. 4) food provided in a restaurant or household: food …   English terms dictionary

  • Table — Ta ble, v. i. To live at the table of another; to board; to eat. [Obs.] He . . . was driven from the society of men to table with the beasts. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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