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Matrix vs. Table

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Matrixnoun

The womb.

Tablenoun

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

Matrixnoun

(biology) The material or tissue in which more specialized structures are embedded.

Tablenoun

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

Matrixnoun

(biology) An extracellular matrix, the material or tissue between the cells of animals or plants.

Tablenoun

A flat tray which can be used as a table.

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Matrixnoun

(biology) Part of the mitochondrion.

Tablenoun

The lineup of players at a given table.

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

Matrixnoun

(biology) The medium in which bacteria are cultured.

Tablenoun

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

Matrixnoun

(mathematics) A rectangular arrangement of numbers or terms having various uses such as transforming coordinates in geometry, solving systems of linear equations in linear algebra and representing graphs in graph theory.

Tablenoun

A service of Holy Communion.

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Matrixnoun

(computing) A two-dimensional array.

Tablenoun

A two-dimensional presentation of data.

Matrixnoun

(electronics) A grid-like arrangement of electronic components, especially one intended for information coding, decoding or storage.

Tablenoun

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

Matrixnoun

A table of data.

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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Matrixnoun

(geology) A geological matrix.

Tablenoun

A lookup table, most often a set of vectors.

Matrixnoun

(archaeology and paleontology) The sediment surrounding and including the artifacts, features, and other materials at a site.

Tablenoun

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

Matrixnoun

(analytical chemistry) The environment from which a given sample is taken.

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.

Matrixnoun

In hot metal typesetting, a mold for casting a letter.

Tablenoun

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

Matrixnoun

In printmaking, the plate or block used, with ink, to hold the image that makes up the print.

Tablenoun

The flat topmost facet of a cut diamond.

Matrixnoun

The cavity or mold in which anything is formed.

Tableverb

To tabulate; to put into a table or grid.

‘to table fines’;

Matrixnoun

(dyeing) The five simple colours (black, white, blue, red, and yellow) from which all the others are formed.

Tableverb

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

Matrixnoun

(material science) A binding agent of composite materials, e.g. resin in fibreglass.

Tableverb

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

Matrixnoun

The womb.

‘All that openeth the matrix is mine.’;

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.

Matrixnoun

That which gives form or origin to anything

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.’;

Matrixnoun

The lifeless portion of tissue, either animal or vegetable, situated between the cells; the intercellular substance.

Tableverb

To join (pieces of timber) together using coaks.

Matrixnoun

A rectangular arrangement of symbols in rows and columns. The symbols may express quantities or operations.

Tableverb

To put on a table.

Matrixnoun

a rectangular array of elements (or entries) set out by rows and columns

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.

Matrixnoun

an enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)

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.’;

Matrixnoun

the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded

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.’;

Matrixnoun

the formative tissue at the base of a nail

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.’;

Matrixnoun

mold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface

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.

Matrixnoun

the cultural, social, or political environment in which something develops

‘Oxbridge was the matrix of the ideology’;

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.

Matrixnoun

a mass of fine-grained rock in which gems, crystals, or fossils are embedded

‘nodules of secondary limestone set in a matrix of porous dolomite’; ‘such fossils will often be partly concealed by matrix’;

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.’;

Matrixnoun

the substance between cells or in which structures are embedded

‘the lipid matrix of olfactory cells’;

Tablenoun

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

Matrixnoun

fine material used to bind together the coarser particles of a composite substance

‘the matrix of gravel paths is hoed regularly’;

Tablenoun

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

Matrixnoun

a mould in which something, such as a record or printing type, is cast or shaped

‘her two duets with Isobel Baillie were never issued and the matrices were destroyed’;

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.

Matrixnoun

a rectangular array of quantities or expressions in rows and columns that is treated as a single entity and manipulated according to particular rules

‘this formula applies for all square matrices’;

Tablenoun

The company assembled round a table.

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

Matrixnoun

an organizational structure in which two or more lines of command, responsibility, or communication may run through the same individual

‘matrix structures are said to foster greater flexibility’;

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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