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Grid vs. Table

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Gridnoun

A rectangular array of squares or rectangles of equal size, such as in a crossword puzzle.

Tablenoun

Furniture with a top surface to accommodate a variety of uses.

Gridnoun

A system for delivery of electricity, consisting of various substations, transformers and generators, connected by wire.

Tablenoun

An item of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on one or more legs.

Gridnoun

(computing) A system or structure of distributed computers working mostly on a peer-to-peer basis, used mainly to solve single and complex scientific or technical problems or to process data at high speeds (as in clusters).

Tablenoun

A flat tray which can be used as a table.

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Gridnoun

(cartography) A method of marking off maps into areas.

Tablenoun

The lineup of players at a given table.

‘That's the strongest table I've ever seen at a European Poker Tour event’;

Gridnoun

(motor racing) The pattern of starting positions of the drivers for a race.

Tablenoun

A group of people at a table, for example for a meal or game.

Gridnoun

(electronics) The third (or higher) electrode of a vacuum tube (triode or higher).

Tablenoun

A service of Holy Communion.

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Gridnoun

(electricity) A battery-plate somewhat like a grating, especially a zinc plate in a primary battery, or a lead plate in a secondary or storage battery.

Tablenoun

A two-dimensional presentation of data.

Gridnoun

A grating of parallel bars; a gridiron.

Tablenoun

A matrix or grid of data arranged in rows and columns.

Gridverb

To mark with a grid.

Tablenoun

A collection of arithmetic calculations arranged in a table, such as multiplications in a multiplication table.

‘The children were practising multiplication tables.’; ‘Don’t you know your tables?’; ‘Here is a table of natural logarithms.’;

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Tablenoun

A lookup table, most often a set of vectors.

Gridnoun

A grating of thin parallel bars, similar to a gridiron.

Tablenoun

(sports) A visual representation of a classification of teams or individuals based on their success over a predetermined period.

Tablenoun

(musical instruments) The top of a stringed instrument, particularly a member of the violin family: the side of the instrument against which the strings vibrate.

Gridnoun

a mesh or coil of fine wire in an electron tube, connected to the circuit so as to regulate the current passing through the tube.

Tablenoun

(backgammon) One half of a backgammon board, which is divided into the inner and outer table.

Tablenoun

The flat topmost facet of a cut diamond.

Tableverb

To tabulate; to put into a table or grid.

‘to table fines’;

Gridnoun

a network of connected conductors for distributing electrical power, especially one using high-tension lines for wide geographic distribution of power; as, the Northeast power grid.

Tableverb

To supply (a guest, client etc.) with food at a table; to feed.

Gridnoun

the gridiron.

Tableverb

(obsolete) To delineate; to represent, as in a picture; to depict.

Gridnoun

a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region

Tableverb

(non-US) To put on the table of a commission or legislative assembly; to propose for formal discussion or consideration, to put on the agenda.

Gridnoun

a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coordinates for locating points on an image

Tableverb

To remove from the agenda, to postpone dealing with; to shelve to indefinitely postpone consideration or discussion of something.

‘The legislature tabled the amendment, so they will not be discussing it until later.’; ‘The motion was tabled, ensuring that it would not be taken up until a later date.’;

Gridnoun

an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube

Tableverb

To join (pieces of timber) together using coaks.

Gridnoun

a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat

Tableverb

To put on a table.

Tableverb

(nautical) To make board hems in the skirts and bottoms of (sails) in order to strengthen them in the part attached to the bolt-rope.

Tablenoun

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.’;

Tablenoun

A thin, flat piece of wood, stone, metal, or other material, on which anything is cut, traced, written, or painted; a tablet

‘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.’; ‘And stand there with your tables to gleanThe golden sentences.’;

Tablenoun

Any smooth, flat surface upon which an inscription, a drawing, or the like, may be produced.

‘The opposite walls are painted by Rubens, which, with that other of the Infanta taking leave of Don Philip, is a most incomparable table.’; ‘St. Antony has a table that hangs up to him from a poor peasant.’;

Tablenoun

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.

Tablenoun

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.

Tablenoun

An article of furniture, consisting of a flat slab, board, or the like, having a smooth surface, fixed horizontally on legs, and used for a great variety of purposes, as in eating, writing, or working.

‘We may againGive to our tables meat.’; ‘The nymph the table spread.’;

Tablenoun

A list of substances and their properties; especially, the a list of the elementary substances with their atomic weights, densities, symbols, etc.

Tablenoun

Hence, food placed on a table to be partaken of; fare; entertainment; as, to set a good table.

Tablenoun

Any collection and arrangement in a condensed form of many particulars or values, for ready reference, as of weights, measures, currency, specific gravities, etc.; also, a series of numbers following some law, and expressing particular values corresponding to certain other numbers on which they depend, and by means of which they are taken out for use in computations; as, tables of logarithms, sines, tangents, squares, cubes, etc.; annuity tables; interest tables; astronomical tables, etc.

Tablenoun

The company assembled round a table.

‘I drink the general joy of the whole table.’;

Tablenoun

The arrangement or disposition of the lines which appear on the inside of the hand.

‘Mistress of a fairer tableHath not history for fable.’;

Tablenoun

One of the two, external and internal, layers of compact bone, separated by diploë, in the walls of the cranium.

Tablenoun

A stringcourse which includes an offset; esp., a band of stone, or the like, set where an offset is required, so as to make it decorative. See Water table.

Tablenoun

The board on the opposite sides of which backgammon and draughts are played.

‘This is the ape of form, monsieur the nice,That, when he plays at tables, chides the dice.’;

Tablenoun

A circular plate of crown glass.

‘A circular plate or table of about five feet diameter weighs on an average nine pounds.’;

Tablenoun

The upper flat surface of a diamond or other precious stone, the sides of which are cut in angles.

Tablenoun

A plane surface, supposed to be transparent and perpendicular to the horizon; - called also perspective plane.

Tablenoun

The part of a machine tool on which the work rests and is fastened.

Tableverb

To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to table fines.

Tableverb

To delineate, as on a table; to represent, as in a picture.

‘Tabled and pictured in the chambers of meditation.’;

Tableverb

To supply with food; to feed.

Tableverb

To insert, as one piece of timber into another, by alternate scores or projections from the middle, to prevent slipping; to scarf.

Tableverb

To lay or place on a table, as money.

Tableverb

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.

Tableverb

To enter upon the docket; as, to table charges against some one.

Tableverb

To make board hems in the skirts and bottoms of (sails) in order to strengthen them in the part attached to the boltrope.

Tableverb

To live at the table of another; to board; to eat.

Tablenoun

a set of data arranged in rows and columns;

‘see table 1’;

Tablenoun

a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs;

‘it was a sturdy table’;

Tablenoun

a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it;

‘I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant’;

Tablenoun

flat tableland with steep edges;

‘the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water’;

Tablenoun

a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game;

‘he entertained the whole table with his witty remarks’;

Tablenoun

food or meals in general;

‘she sets a fine table’; ‘room and board’;

Tableverb

hold back to a later time;

‘let's postpone the exam’;

Tablenoun

a piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface for eating, writing, or working at

‘she put the plate on the table’; ‘he rang the restaurant to book a table for lunch’;

Tablenoun

food provided in a restaurant or household

‘he was reputed to have the finest French table of the time’;

Tablenoun

a group seated at table for a meal

‘the whole table was in gales of laughter’;

Tablenoun

a meeting place or forum for formal discussions held to settle an issue or dispute

‘the negotiating table’;

Tablenoun

the dummy hand (which is exposed on the table).

Tablenoun

a set of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns

‘the population has grown, as shown in table 1’;

Tablenoun

a list of rivals or competitors showing their positions relative to one another; a league table

‘the team's slide down the First Division table’;

Tablenoun

multiplication tables

‘children at the school have spelling tests and learn their tables’;

Tablenoun

a collection of data stored in memory as a series of records, each defined by a unique key stored with it.

Tablenoun

a flat, typically rectangular, vertical surface; a panel.

Tablenoun

a horizontal moulding, especially a cornice.

Tablenoun

a slab of wood or stone bearing an inscription.

Tablenoun

a flat surface of a gem.

Tablenoun

a cut gem with two flat faces.

Tablenoun

each half or quarter of a folding board for backgammon.

Tableverb

present formally for discussion or consideration at a meeting

‘more than 200 amendments to the bill have already been tabled’;

Tableverb

postpone consideration of

‘I'd like the issue to be tabled for the next few months’;

Tableverb

strengthen (a sail) by making a hem at the edge.

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