operating table

noun

Definition of operating table

  1. :  a special table in an operating room that a person lies on while having an operation

Word by Word Definitions

operatingplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or used for or in operations

tableplay
  1. :  tablet

    :  backgammon

    :  one of the two leaves of a backgammon board or either half of a leaf

  1. :  to enter in a table

    :  to place on the agenda

    :  to remove (something, such as a parliamentary motion) from consideration indefinitely

  1. :  suitable for a table or for use at a table

    :  suitable for serving at a table

    :  proper for conduct at a table


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