sand table

noun

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

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After the lenses are cut, they are smoothed and shaped with precision on sanding tables and by hand. Paul Brinkmann, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Vibration from Orlando City Stadium construction damaged high-tech business next door, lawsuit says," 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, "Gwinnett commissioners approve new playgrounds at two parks," 23 Feb. 2018 An area designed for tots includes a two-story playhouse and a sand table. Karen Huppertz, ajc, "Gwinnett commissioners approve new playgrounds at two parks," 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, cleveland.com, "Knights of Columbus donation to help improve Windfall School playground," 2 Nov. 2017 Its spa houses Grand Cayman's first Hammam, plus a quartz sand table for treatments. Condé Nast Traveler, "Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa," 20 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of sand table

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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