German translation of “table”
table noun /ˈteibl/
› a piece of furniture consisting of a flat, horizontal surface on legs used eg to put food on at meals, or for some games
a dining table. Put all the plates on the table. › a statement of facts or figures arranged in columns etc
The results of the experiments can be seen in table 5. › the people sitting at a table
The whole table heard what he said. tablecloth noun › a cloth for covering a table, usually for a meal
an embroidered tablecloth. table linen › tablecloths, napkins etc
They gave us table linen as a wedding present. tablespoon noun › a large spoon, used eg for serving food.
› a tablespoonful
Add a tablespoon of sugar. tablespoonful noun › the amount that will fill a tablespoon
der Eßlöffel voll
two tablespoonfuls of jam. table tennis › a game played on a table with small bats and a light ball; ping pong
They’re playing table tennis. lay/set the table › to put a tablecloth, plates, knives, forks etc on a table for a meal
den Tisch decken
The food is ready – please could you lay the table for me?