Tabling

/ˈteɪb(ə)l/

Origin

before 900; (noun) Middle English; Old English tabule, variant of tabula < Latin: plank, tablet; (v.) late Middle English: to record on a table, entertain at table, derivative of the noun (Source: dictionary.com)

Old English tabule ‘flat slab, inscribed tablet’, from Latin tabula ‘plank, tablet, list’, reinforced in Middle English by Old French table. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Tabling

Tabling

noun

  1. an article of furniture consisting of a flat, slablike top supported on one or more legs or other supports:
  2. such a piece of furniture specifically used for serving food to those seated at it.
  3. the food placed on a table to be eaten:
  4. a group of persons at a table, as for a meal, game, or business transaction.
  5. a gaming table.
  6. a flat or plane surface; a level area.
  7. a tableland or plateau.
  8. a concise list or guide:
  9. an arrangement of words, numbers, or signs, or combinations of them, as in parallel columns, to exhibit a set of facts or relations in a definite, compact, and comprehensive form; a synopsis or scheme.
  10. (initial capital letter) Astronomy. the constellation Mensa.
  11. a flat and relatively thin piece of wood, stone, metal, or other hard substance, especially one artificially shaped for a particular purpose.
  12. Architecture. a course or band, especially of masonry, having a distinctive form or position. a distinctively treated surface on a wall.
  13. a smooth, flat board or slab on which inscriptions may be put.
  14. tables, the tablets on which certain collections of laws were anciently inscribed: the tables of the Decalogue. the laws themselves.
  15. Anatomy. the inner or outer hard layer or any of the flat bones of the skull.
  16. Music. a sounding board.
  17. Jewelry. the upper horizontal surface of a faceted gem. a gem with such a surface.
  18. a flat horizontal slab or board, usually supported by one or more legs, on which objects may be placedRelated adjective: mensal
  19. such a slab or board on which food is servedwe were six at table (as modifier)table linen (in combination)a tablecloth
  20. food as served in a particular household or restauranta good table
  21. such a piece of furniture specially designed for any of various purposesa backgammon table; bird table
  22. a company of persons assembled for a meal, game, etc (as modifier)table talk
  23. any flat or level area, such as a plateau
  24. a rectangular panel set below or above the face of a wall
  25. architect another name for cordon (def. 4)
  26. an upper horizontal facet of a cut gem
  27. music the sounding board of a violin, guitar, or similar stringed instrument
  28. an arrangement of words, numbers, or signs, usually in parallel columns, to display data or relationsa table of contents See multiplication table
  29. a tablet on which laws were inscribed by the ancient Romans, the Hebrews, etc
  30. palmistry an area of the palm's surface bounded by four lines
  31. printing a slab of smooth metal on which ink is rolled to its proper consistency
  32. either of the two bony plates that form the inner and outer parts of the flat bones of the cranium any thin flat plate, esp of bone
  33. on the table put forward for discussion and acceptancewe currently have our final offer on the table
  34. turn the tables on someone to cause a complete reversal of circumstances, esp to defeat or get the better of someone who was previously in a stronger position

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Tabling

verb (used with object)

  1. to place (a card, money, etc.) on a table.
  2. to enter in or form into a table or list.
  3. Parliamentary Procedure. Chiefly U.S. to lay aside (a proposal, resolution, etc.) for future discussion, usually with a view to postponing or shelving the matter indefinitely.British. to present (a proposal, resolution, etc.) for discussion.

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Tabling

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or for use on a table:
  2. suitable for serving at a table or for eating or drinking:

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Tabling

verb

  1. to place on a table
  2. British to submit (a bill, etc) for consideration by a legislative body
  3. US to suspend discussion of (a bill, etc) indefinitely or for some time
  4. to enter in or form into a list; tabulate

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Tabling

n.

  1. An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface.
  2. An orderly arrangement of data, especially one in which the data are arranged in columns and rows in an essentially rectangular form.
  3. An abbreviated list, as of contents; a synopsis.
  4. The inner or outer flat layer of bones of the skull separated by the diploe.

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Tabling

noun

  1. A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface for eating, writing, or working at.
  2. A set of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns.
  3. A flat, typically rectangular, vertical surface; a panel.

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Tabling

verb

  1. Present formally for discussion or consideration at a meeting.
  2. Postpone consideration of.
  3. Strengthen (a sail) by making a hem at the edge.

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Tabling

noun

  1. : a piece of furniture consisting of a smooth flat slab fixed on legs
  2. : a group of people assembled at or as if at a table
  3. : a legislative or negotiating session the bargaining table
  4. : a supply or source of food
  5. : an act or instance of assembling to eat : meal sit down to table
  6. : a systematic arrangement of data usually in rows and columns for ready reference
  7. : a condensed enumeration : list a table of contents
  8. : tablet sense 1a
  9. : backgammon
  10. : one of the two leaves of a backgammon board or either half of a leaf
  11. : stringcourse
  12. : something that resembles a table especially in having a plane surface: such as
  13. : the upper flat surface of a cut precious stone — see brilliant illustration
  14. : tableland
  15. : a horizontal stratum
  16. : not up for consideration or negotiation That option is now off the table.
  17. : up for consideration or negotiation the subject is not on the table
  18. : into a stupor can drink you under the table
  19. : in a covert manner took money under the table

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Tabling

verb

  1. : to remove (something, such as a parliamentary motion) from consideration indefinitely
  2. : to place on the agenda
  3. : to put on a table
  4. : to enter in a table

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Tabling

adjective

  1. : suitable for a table or for use at a table a table lamp
  2. : suitable for serving at a table table grapes
  3. : proper for conduct at a table table manners

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Example sentences for Tabling

  1. Material for table cloths; table linen, Diaper for tabling .

Related words & Synonyms

counter, buffet, bench, stand, desk, bar, board, menu, list, chart, agenda, schedule, defer, shelve, propose, submit, suggest, wagon, sideboard, console

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