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card table a small square table with folding legs, designed for playing card games.
cocktail table a low table, usu. placed in living rooms within easy reach of surrounding seats, on which drinks and refreshments can be set; coffee table.
coffee table a long low table, usu. placed in front of a sofa.
conference table a table large enough to accommodate the participants in a conference.
console table a narrow waist-high table often placed against a wall, the facing legs of which have ornamental brackets.
dressing table a stand or table, usu. with a mirror on or hung above it, at which one sits chiefly to apply makeup.
end table a small table, usu. rectangular, placed at either end of a sofa or beside a chair.
gate-leg table a table with gatelike leg units that swing out from the frame to support hinged leaves.
multiplication table a table for memorization showing the results of multiplying each number of a series, usu. one through twelve, by each of the numbers in succession.
night table a small table or stand kept beside one's bed.
Parsons table (sometimes l.c.) a lightweight, square-legged rectangular table, often made of molded plastic.
periodic table a table that illustrates the periodic system of the chemical elements, classified according to atomic number.
pier table a low table set against a wall between two windows, often beneath a tall mirror.
plane table a portable drawing board mounted on a tripod which is used by surveyors in the field.
pool table a billiard table with a pocket at each corner and at the middle of both long sides, on which pool is played.
Round Table in the Arthurian legends, the table about which King Arthur and his knights sat, or this group collectively. [2 definitions]
steam table a table or counter for keeping food hot, that is fitted with a variety of containers for food and heated from underneath by hot water or steam.
table d'hôte a complete meal offered at a restaurant or hotel with a fixed list of courses and a set price. (Cf. la carte, prix fixe.)
table linen tablecloths, napkins, place mats, and the like.
table saw a circular saw positioned beneath a table so that its blade projects above the surface, allowing it to cut objects placed on top of the table.