table mat

noun

Definition of table mat

British

  1. :  a piece of cloth or wood that is placed underneath a hot dish or pot in order to protect the surface of a table

Word by Word Definitions

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

  1. :  a piece of coarse, woven, plaited, or felted fabric used especially as a floor covering or a support

    :  a piece of material placed at a door for wiping soiled shoe soles

    :  a decorative piece of material used under a small item (as a dish) especially for support or protection

  1. :  to provide with a mat or matting

    :  to form into a tangled mass

    :  to pack down so as to form a dense mass

  1. :  to make (as a metal, glass, or color) matte

    :  to provide (a picture) with a mat

  1. : less common spelling of2matte

  1. :  a border going around a picture between picture and frame or serving as the frame

  1. :  matrix


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