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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inking  \Ink"ing\,  a. 
  Supplying  or  covering  with  ink. 
 
  {Inking  roller},  a  somewhat  elastic  roller,used  to  spread  ink 
  over  forms  of  type  copperplates,  etc 
 
  {Inking  trough}  or  {table},  a  trough  or  table  from  which  the 
  inking  roller  receives  its  ink. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Platen  \Plat"en\,  n.  [F.  platine,  fr  plat  flat.  See  {Plate}, 
  and  cf  {Platin}.]  (Mach.) 
  a  The  part  of  a  printing  press  which  presses  the  paper 
  against  the  type  and  by  which  the  impression  is  made 
  b  Hence  an  analogous  part  of  a  typewriter,  on  which  the 
  paper  rests  to  receive  an  impression. 
  c  The  movable  table  of  a  machine  tool,  as  a  planer,  on 
  which  the  work  is  fastened,  and  presented  to  the  action 
  of  the  tool;  --  also  called  {table}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Table  \Ta"ble\,  n.  [F.,  fr  L.  tabula  a  board,  tablet,  a 
  painting.  Cf  {Tabular},  {Taffrail},  {Tavern}.] 
  1.  A  smooth,  flat  surface,  like  the  side  of  a  board;  a  thin, 
  flat,  smooth  piece  of  anything  a  slab. 
 
  A  bagnio  paved  with  fair  tables  of  marble.  --Sandys. 
 
  2.  A  thin,  flat  piece  of  wood,  stone,  metal,  or  other 
  material,  on  which  anything  is  cut,  traced,  written,  or 
  painted;  a  tablet;  pl  a  memorandum  book.  ``The  names  .  . 
  .  written  on  his  tables.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  And  the  Lord  said  unto  Moses,  Hew  thee  two  tables  of 
  stone  like  unto  the  first  and  I  will  write  upon 
  these  tables  the  words  that  were  in  the  first 
  tables,  which  thou  brakest.  --Ex.  xxxiv 
  1. 
 
  And  stand  there  with  your  tables  to  glean  The  golden 
  sentences.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  3.  Any  smooth,  flat  surface  upon  which  an  inscription,  a 
  drawing,  or  the  like  may  be  produced.  ``Painted  in  a 
  table  plain.''  --Spenser. 
 
  The  opposite  walls  are  painted  by  Rubens,  which 
  with  that  other  of  the  Infanta  taking  leave  of  Don 
  Philip,  is  a  most  incomparable  table.  --Evelyn. 
 
  St  Antony  has  a  table  that  hangs  up  to  him  from  a 
  poor  peasant.  --Addison. 
 
  4.  Hence  in  a  great  variety  of  applications:  A  condensed 
  statement  which  may  be  comprehended  by  the  eye  in  a  single 
  view;  a  methodical  or  systematic  synopsis;  the 
  presentation  of  many  items  or  particulars  in  one  group  a 
  scheme;  a  schedule.  Specifically: 
  a  (Bibliog.)  A  view  of  the  contents  of  a  work  a 
  statement  of  the  principal  topics  discussed;  an  index; 
  a  syllabus;  a  synopsis;  as  a  table  of  contents. 
  b  (Chem.)  A  list  of  substances  and  their  properties; 
  especially,  a  list  of  the  elementary  substances  with 
  their  atomic  weights,  densities,  symbols,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Table  \Ta"ble\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Tableed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Tableing}.] 
  1.  To  form  into  a  table  or  catalogue;  to  tabulate;  as  to 
  table  fines. 
 
  2.  To  delineate,  as  on  a  table;  to  represent,  as  in  a 
  picture.  [Obs.] 
 
  Tabled  and  pictured  in  the  chambers  of  meditation. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  3.  To  supply  with  food;  to  feed.  [Obs.]  --Milton. 
 
  4.  (Carp.)  To  insert,  as  one  piece  of  timber  into  another,  by 
  alternate  scores  or  projections  from  the  middle,  to 
  prevent  slipping;  to  scarf. 
 
  5.  To  lay  or  place  on  a  table,  as  money.  --Carlyle. 
 
  6.  In  parliamentary  usage,  to  lay  on  the  table;  to  postpone, 
  by  a  formal  vote,  the  consideration  of  (a  bill,  motion,  or 
  the  like)  till  called  for  or  indefinitely. 
 
  7.  To  enter  upon  the  docket;  as  to  table  charges  against 
  some  one 
 
  8.  (Naut.)  To  make  board  hems  in  the  skirts  and  bottoms  of 
  (sails)  in  order  to  strengthen  them  in  the  part  attached 
  to  the  boltrope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Table  \Ta"ble\,  v.  i. 
  To  live  at  the  table  of  another;  to  board;  to  eat.  [Obs.] 
  ``He  .  .  .  was  driven  from  the  society  of  men  to  table  with 
  the  beasts.''  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  table 
  n  1:  a  set  of  data  arranged  in  rows  and  columns;  "see  table  1" 
  [syn:  {tabular  array}] 
  2:  a  piece  of  furniture  having  a  smooth  flat  top  supported  by 
  one  or  more  vertical  legs;  "it  was  a  sturdy  table" 
  3:  a  piece  of  furniture  with  tableware  for  a  meal  laid  out  on 
  it  "I  reserved  a  table  at  my  favorite  restaurant" 
  4:  flat  tableland  with  steep  edges;  "the  tribe  was  relatively 
  safe  on  the  mesa  but  they  had  to  descend  into  the  valley 
  for  water"  [syn:  {mesa}] 
  5:  a  company  of  people  assembled  at  a  table  for  a  meal  or  game; 
  "he  entertained  the  whole  table  with  his  witty  remarks" 
  6:  food  or  meals  in  general;  "she  sets  a  fine  table";  "room  and 
  board"  [syn:  {board}] 
  v  :  hold  back  to  a  later  time;  "let's  postpone  the  exam"  [syn:  {postpone}, 
  {hold  over},  {put  over},  {shelve},  {set  back},  {defer}, 
  {remit},  {put  off}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  table 
 
    A  collection  of  {records}  in  a  {relational  database}. 
 
  (1997-06-04) 
 
 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  TABLE  D':HOTE:,  n.  A  caterer's  thrifty  concession  to  the  universal 
  passion  for  irresponsibility. 
 
  Old  Paunchinello,  freshly  wed, 
  Took  Madam  P.  to  table, 
  And  there  deliriously  fed 
  As  fast  as  he  was  able. 
 
  "I  dote  upon  good  grub,"  he  cried, 
  Intent  upon  its  throatage 
  "Ah,  yes,"  said  the  neglected  bride, 
  "You're  in  your  _table  d'hotage_." 
  Associated  Poets 
 
 




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