Translation of "table" - English-Spanish dictionary

table

noun uk /ˈteɪ·bl/ us /ˈteɪ·bəl/

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.

(Translation 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?

(Translation of “table” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)