Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of table.
  • n. A forming into tables; a setting down in order.
  • n. The letting of one timber into another by alternate scores or projections, as in shipbuilding.
  • n. A broad hem on the edge of a sail.
  • n. board; support

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A forming into tables; a setting down in order.
  • n. The letting of one timber into another by alternate scores or projections, as in shipbuilding.
  • n. A broad hem on the edge of a sail.
  • n. Board; support.
  • n. Act of playing at tables. See Table, n., 10.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as tabulation.
  • n. In architecture, a coping. See table, 6 .
  • n. In ship carpentry, a coak or tenon on the scarfed face of a timber, designed to occupy a counterpart recess or mortise in the chamfered face of a timber to which it is attached.
  • n. In sail-making, a broad hem made on the edges of sails by turning over the edge of the canvas and sewing it down.
  • n. In com., linen for table-cloths.
  • n. The act of playing at the game of tables.
  • n. Board; maintenance.
  • n. In anatomy, tablature.

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Examples

  • As tabling is non-debatable, a vote is held immediately.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Road Not Taken

  • I was just in the Student Centre, and one of the groups that was tabling is giving out free compact florescent bulbs.

    What have I done?

  • And Ann Widdecombe has joined Andrew Rosindell in tabling EDM 1439 welcoming the remake of Rupert the Bear.

    Widdecombe Welcomes the Return of Rupert the Bear

  • So-called tabling, where card-companies set up near student haunts to pitch cards, also was banned.

    Cards Return to School

  • When a bill is 'in committee; the committee can pursue three potential actions: moving the bill to a full consideration and eventual vote of the entire Senate, refusing to move the bill to a vote of the entire Senate thus (' killing the bill '), or' tabling '/(postponing) the bill from further consideration, for either a specified or unspecified time.

    Jeanine Molloff: Where Are Clinton And Obama On The "Homegrown Terrorism Act"?

  • Hopefully, the "tabling" part doesn't mean they'll try to slip it in sometime down the road when no one is looking, but giving them the benefit of the doubt for the time being I have to give them kudos for this move.

    Lassen County Times in Review: Jan 23 Edition

  • In terms of proactive pro-Israel programming, Hillel will increase its "tabling," or presence on campus quads and plazas.

    J. Weekly

  • However, with the measure losing in a vote, he used a measure called "tabling" which removes the bill from consideration before failure.

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  • On Tuesday at noon, morale captains will be "tabling" in Graham Center with the Chick-fil-A cow, promoting their Spirit Night event taking place at the Chick-fil-A in Doral from 5 p.m.

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  • Along the line, Clement was very involved in key corporate decisions, such as tabling a $5 billion merger with what was then Southwestern Bell in 1994 and completing the

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