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Translation of "table" - English-Spanish dictionary

table

noun   /ˈteɪ·bl/
A1 a piece of furniture with four legs, used for eating at, putting things on, etc. mesa The plates are on the table. the kitchen table
lay/set the table
B1 to put plates, knives, forks, etc. on the table to prepare for a meal poner la mesa Can you lay the table for me, please?
set the table
to put plates, knives, forks, etc. on the table to prepare for a meal poner la mesa Can you set the table for me, please?
B1 an arrangement of facts or numbers in a special order tabla The table below shows the results of the experiment.
(Definition of table from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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 mesa a dining table. Put all the plates on the table.
a statement of facts or figures arranged in columns etc tabla, cuadro The results of the experiments can be seen in table 5.
the people sitting at a table mesa The whole table heard what he said.
tablecloth noun
a cloth for covering a table, usually for a meal mantel an embroidered tablecloth.
table linen noun
tablecloths, napkins etc mantelería They gave us table linen as a wedding present.
tablespoon noun
a large spoon, used eg for serving food. cuchara sopera
a tablespoonful una cucharada sopera Add a tablespoon of sugar.
tablespoonful noun
the amount that will fill a tablespoon una cucharada sopera two tablespoonfuls of jam.
table tennis noun
a game played on a table with small bats and a light ball; ping pong tenis de mesa They’re playing table tennis.
lay/set the table
to put a tablecloth, plates, knives, forks etc on a table for a meal poner la mesa The food is readyplease could you lay the table for me?
(Definition of table from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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