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A table (furniture).
A table (3) of characters in the Arabic alphabet.
See also Table, and tablé

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Etymology

From French table, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] tabula (tablet).

Noun

Singular
table

Plural
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  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. A matrix or grid of data arranged in rows and columns.
  4. A collection of arithmetic calculations arranged in a table, such as multiplications in a multiplication table.
    The children were practising multiplication tables.
    Don’t you know your tables?
    Here is a table of natural logarithms.
  5. (computing) A lookup table, most often a vector.
  6. (music) The top of a stringed instrument, particularly a member of the violin family: the side of the instrument against which the strings vibrate.
  7. (backgammon) One half of a backgammon board, which is divided into the inner and outer table.

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Verb

Infinitive
to table

Third person singular
tabl

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to table (third-person singular simple present tabl, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To put on a table.
  2. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) To propose for discussion (from to put on the table)
    The legislature tabled the amendment, so we will start discussing it now.
  3. To hold back to a later time; to postpone.
    The legislature tabled the amendment, so we will not be discussing it until later.
    The motion was tabled ensuring that it would not be taken until a later date.
  4. To tabulate; to put into a table.

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

table f. (plural tables)

  1. Table (item of furniture).
  2. The flat surface atop various objects.
  3. The flat part of a cut or carved object.
  4. (music) Table of a stringed instrument.
  5. A matrix or grid of data arranged in rows and columns.
  6. A systematic list of content.

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Verb

table

  1. First- and third-person singular indicative present of tabler.
  2. First- and third-person singular subjunctive present of tabler.
  3. Ordinary second-person singular imperative present of tabler.

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