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What is the noun for table?

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  1. Furniture with a top surface to accommodate a variety of uses.
    1. An item of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on one or more legs.
    2. A flat tray which can be used as a table.
    3. (poker, metonymically)  The lineup of players at a given table.
    4. A group of people at a table, for example for a meal or game.
    5. A service of Holy Communion.
  2. A two-dimensional presentation of data.
    1. A matrix or grid of data arranged in rows and columns.
    2. A collection of arithmetic calculations arranged in a table, such as multiplications in a multiplication table.
    3. (computing) A lookup table, most often a set of vectors.
    4. (sports)  A visual representation of a classification of teams or individuals based on their success over a predetermined period.
  3. (music)  The top of a stringed instrument, particularly a member of the violin family: the side of the instrument against which the strings vibrate.
  4. (backgammon)  One half of a backgammon board, which is divided into the inner and outer table.
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  6. Examples:
    1. “The table was laden with a plethora of scrumptious dishes.”
      “The available data is represented in this table, categorized and sorted according to geographical location.”
      “Deep between the two canyons lies a broad table.”
  1. (business) Collaborative decision-making, with participants sitting around a table for discussion.
  2. (Alexander technique) A form of physical therapy that takes place with the patient lying in a semisupine position, typically on a table.
  3. (printing, historical) Typesetting of tabular matter.
  1. A person who counts or tabulates things.
  2. The mechanism on a typewriter that sets the position of columns and borders.
  3. (computing) An early data processing machine that produces printed lists and totals from data on punched cards.
  4. Examples:
    1. “They use a program which fills the screen of the PC and effectively turns it into the central tabulator system.”
      “What surprises people is that the central tabulator is just a PC, like what you and I use.”
      “When power is restored, the vote tabulator is ready to accept ballots and normal processing of ballots can be continued.”
  1. The act or process of tabulating.
  2. A result of tabulating: a table, displaying data in compact form.
  3. (computing) A printout.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “The annual report included a detailed tabulation of sales figures for each quarter, providing a comprehensive overview of the company's performance.”
      “Moreover, that knowledge must reflect careful observation, recording and tabulation.”
      “The site offers voter registration, listings, and even vote tabulation for its customers.”
  1. A table or tablet.
  2. (zoology) One of the transverse plants found in the calicles of certain corals and hydroids.
  3. Examples:
    1. “The polyp lived on top of a tabula in a depression in the top of the coral called the calyx.”
      “The paradoxical implication is of a specific radicalized and gendered tabula rasa.”
      “Locke believed that we are born without innate knowledge, with an empty mind, a tabula rasa.”
  1. (rare) Any of the pieces used to play the game of tables, backgammon or draughts.
  2. (rare) A person sitting at the same table.
  3. Examples:
    1. “Esther Onaga, and Social Work Visiting Scholar Betty Tableman, MPA, have support from the Gerstacker Foundation.”
  1. Agent noun of the verb to table; one who tables.
  2. (obsolete) One who boards others for payment.
  1. A cloth used to cover and protect a table, especially for a dining table.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “I turned to Theo to apologize and was horrified to discover him weeping into a corner of the linen tablecloth.”
      “There was a white tablecloth, and a bowl of grape hyacinths, and a bottle of Gewurztraminer.”
      “The table in front of her was covered with a pale lilac lace tablecloth and the silver tea set rested upon it.”
  1. The cutlery, crockery and glassware used in setting a table for a meal.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Other stars of the collection are remnants of medieval glazed jugs, tableware, and three-handled drinking cups from the 17th century.”
      “Check your linens, tableware, and serving dishes and replace or borrow missing pieces.”
      “After the initial biscuit firing, all tableware is glazed by hand, before the glost firing.”
  1. The act of tabularizing, or the state of being tabularized; formation into tables; tabulation.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “The tabularization of data allows for efficient organization and analysis.”
  1. (rare) A cushion or stiff material placed on top of a table, underneath a tablecloth.
  2. Examples:
    1. “After putting the leaves in the table and putting on the tablemat and tablecloth, they laid the placemats out.”
  1. An artistic arrangement of articles on a table.
  1. Someone with whom one shares a table.
  2. Examples:
    1. “My tablemate eyes the approaching platter, carried by a sweating young Jerusalem hotel chef and his helper.”
      “Our tablemate Bob, not on our tour, had his wallet boosted by a group including an amputee.”
      “Full but not defeated, my Rai-Televideo tablemate gets in a last jab before we hand in our marks.”
  1. (paleontology) A member of the order Tabulata.
  1. The quality of being a table.
  1. (philosophy) The quality of being a table.
  1. As much as fills a table.
  2. Examples:
    1. “A few years ago, I was sitting with a tableful of artists who agreed to an equally bleak, and equally wrong, assessment of art.”
      “Of course, I also had to smile at the thought of a tableful of law professors grilling him.”
      “Let's zoom in on a tableful of chic young working women sharing cosmos and Manischewitz Tam Tam crackers.”
  1. (architecture, obsolete) A table.
  1. plural of tablescape
  2. Examples:
    1. “An arrangement of porcelain flowers, or miniature horses, or even a bowlful of gardenias from yesteryear would qualify as one of today's tablescapes.”
  1. plural of tablecloth
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  3. Examples:
    1. “These handmade Timorese weavings, rectangular in shape and fringed on two edges, are useful as tablecloths, shawls or wall hangings.”
      “Fat and homely, he womanizes and gourmandizes and pulls tablecloths out from under dishes.”
      “There was a pack of them gathered around the Sale table, squawking over pillowslips and linen tablecloths like magpies over a sandwich crust.”
  1. plural of tabulation
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Validation studies verified our ability to repeat tabulations between tabulators and laboratories within acceptable limits.”
      “Our votes will be canvassed Monday and Tuesday of next week and the tabulations will be made at that time and our vote will be completed.”
      “Final data were abstracted directly from the publications or estimated from data tabulations in the articles.”
  1. plural of tablemate
  2. Examples:
    1. “We quickly found common ground with our table mates and shared a wonderful Voignier made by John Schafer, one of our tablemates.”
      “It's not an easy thing, coming out with something that beats the pants off your tablemates.”
      “If you are on a ship that has two traditional dinner seatings, arrive at your table on time. Your tablemates will appreciate it and so will the waiters.”
  1. plural of tablement
  1. plural of tableware
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The most significant work of Jean Luce and Marcel Goupy, designers of glass and ceramics, was in the production of elegant tablewares.”
      “Some fine tablewares were produced, especially after mid-century, by designers such as Wilhelm Wagenfeld, Richard Süssmuth and Heinrich Löffelhardt.”
      “Domestic offtake further reduced silver in circulation as the improving fortunes of the merchant class led to increased demand for tablewares.”
  1. plural of tabulator
  1. plural of tableman
  1. plural of tablemat
  1. plural of tableful
  1. plural of tableful
  1. plural of tabler
  1. plural of tabula
  2. Examples:
    1. “In Roman times its was used for the conservation of the bronze tabulae containing the laws and the official deeds of the Roman State.”
      “A province, and its communities, are not to be treated as tabulae rasae.”
      “Everything seems aimed at the tabulae rasae of students who have never seen Milton before.”
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