table noun definition in Furniture topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Furniture topic
a piece of furniture that consists of a flat top supported by legs a kitchen table A table for two, please (= in a restaurant). I'd like to book a table for tonight (= in a restaurant). to set the table (= to put the plates, knives, etc. on it for a meal) (British English also) to lay the table to clear the table (= take away the dirty plates, etc. at the end of a meal) He questioned her next morning over the breakfast table (= during breakfast). (British English, formal) Children must learn to behave at table. a billiard/snooker/pool table