sand table


Definition of sand table

1 : a table holding sand for children to mold
2 : a table bearing a relief model of a terrain built to scale for study or demonstration especially of military tactics

Examples of sand table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Features include a 12-foot-long replica of a white shark, a collection of shark jaw bones from species found around New England, and a hands-on sand table that reveals how sharks and seals travel around sandbars on the outer Cape. Pamela Wright,, 18 May 2022 The daily schedules include rides in an authentic Higgins boat, exhibits of artifacts like artillery and sand table maps, church services, lectures, movies, mortar demonstrations, and open houses at Conneaut's North Coast WWII History Museum. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian, 4 June 2019 After the lenses are cut, they are smoothed and shaped with precision on sanding tables and by hand. Paul Brinkmann,, 31 May 2018 An area for toddlers includes a small sand table, slide and climber plus a track and tunnel designed for kids to bring their pocket-sized toy cars. Karen Huppertz, ajc, 23 Feb. 2018 An area designed for tots includes a two-story playhouse and a sand table. Karen Huppertz, ajc, 23 Feb. 2018 Over the years, the school has added musical components, the water and sand tables, bouncy toys, adaptive swings and the interactive playhouse and boat climber. Ann Norman,, 2 Nov. 2017 Its spa houses Grand Cayman's first Hammam, plus a quartz sand table for treatments. Condé Nast Traveler, 20 Oct. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of sand table

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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31 May 2022

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“Sand table.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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