drawing table

noun

Definition of drawing table

: a table with a surface adjustable for elevation and angle of incline

Examples of drawing table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The court decisions in North Carolina, Ohio and Alabama all forced Republicans back to the drawing table and are likely to result in either more competitive seats or opportunities for Democrats in the midterm elections. New York Times, 4 Feb. 2022 On Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts Civil Rights Act is back on the drawing table. Kevin G. Andrade, BostonGlobe.com, 28 Jan. 2022 The set resembles a giant animator’s drawing table. Matthew J. Palm, orlandosentinel.com, 17 Aug. 2021 Early prototypes of the phone that were sent to reviewers in 2019 had major issues, so Samsung cancelled the launch and went back to the drawing table. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, 24 Dec. 2020 To do this, Cheung says agencies need to bring more diversity to the drawing table. Anne Quito, Quartz, 24 June 2020

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First Known Use of drawing table

1706, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drawing table was in 1706

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“Drawing table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawing%20table. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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