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Definition of Table
tableInking Ink"ing, a.
Supplying or covering with ink.
Inking roller, a somewhat elastic roller,used to spread ink
over forms of type, copperplates, etc.
Inking trough or table, a trough or table from which the
inking roller receives its ink. tablePlaten Plat"en, n. [F. platine, fr. plat flat. See Plate,
and cf. Platin.] (Mach.)
(a) The part of a printing press which presses the paper
against the type and by which the impression is made.
(b) Hence, an analogous part of a typewriter, on which the
paper rests to receive an impression.
(c) The movable table of a machine tool, as a planer, on
which the work is fastened, and presented to the action
of the tool; -- also called table. TableTable 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.
A bagnio paved with fair tables of marble. --Sandys.
2. A thin, flat piece of wood, stone, metal, or other
material, on which anything is cut, traced, written, or
painted; a tablet; pl. a memorandum book. ``The names . .
. written on his tables.' --Chaucer.
And the Lord said unto Moses, Hew thee two tables of
stone like unto the first, and I will write upon
these tables the words that were in the first
tables, which thou brakest. --Ex. xxxiv.
And stand there with your tables to glean The golden
sentences. --Beau. & Fl.
3. Any smooth, flat surface upon which an inscription, a
drawing, or the like, may be produced. ``Painted in a
table plain.' --Spenser.
The opposite walls are painted by Rubens, which,
with that other of the Infanta taking leave of Don
Philip, is a most incomparable table. --Evelyn.
St. Antony has a table that hangs up to him from a
poor peasant. --Addison.
4. Hence, in a great variety of applications: A condensed
statement which may be comprehended by the eye in a single
view; a methodical or systematic synopsis; the
presentation of many items or particulars in one group; a
scheme; a schedule. Specifically:
(a) (Bibliog.) A view of the contents of a work; a
statement of the principal topics discussed; an index;
a syllabus; a synopsis; as, a table of contents.
(b) (Chem.) A list of substances and their properties;
especially, a list of the elementary substances with
their atomic weights, densities, symbols, etc. TableTable Ta"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tableed; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to
2. To delineate, as on a table; to represent, as in a
Tabled and pictured in the chambers of meditation.
3. To supply with food; to feed. [Obs.] --Milton.
4. (Carp.) To insert, as one piece of timber into another, by
alternate scores or projections from the middle, to
prevent slipping; to scarf.
5. To lay or place on a table, as money. --Carlyle.
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.
7. To enter upon the docket; as, to table charges against
8. (Naut.) To make board hems in the skirts and bottoms of
(sails) in order to strengthen them in the part attached
to the boltrope.
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.
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