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table

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈteɪbl/
FURNITURE A1 a piece of furniture with four legs, used for eating off, putting things on, etc: the kitchen tableTables and desks
lay the table UK ( UK/US set the table) B1 to put plates, knives, forks, etc on the table to prepare for a mealProviding and serving meals
NUMBERS/WORDS B1 a set of numbers or words written in rows that go across and down the page: The table below shows the results of the experiment.Tables, graphs and diagrams
COMPUTER a collection of a particular kind of information in a databaseComputer concepts
→  See also put/lay your cards on the table , coffee table , dressing table , turn the tables on sb
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