ta·​ble·​top | \ ˈtā-bəl-ˌtäp How to pronounce tabletop (audio) \

Definition of tabletop

1 : the top of a table
2 : a photograph of small objects or a miniature scene arranged on a table

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Products range from tabletop to small appliances to cookware, and even contemporary furnishings. Carisha Swanson, House Beautiful, "The 10 Coolest New Home Products From Germany's Biggest Home Show," 2 Mar. 2019 Hanging on one wall of Julia Watts's showroom was a multi-plate collage of none other than the tabletop maven's own face, hand-panted onto a suite of dinner, salad, and bread plates by Poc a Poc's Marc Pascual. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "You Can Get Your Face Handpainted on Your Fine China," 3 Apr. 2019 The steel frame boasts multiple surfaces, including an aluminum tabletop for a portable grill, two side tables, a lower shelf, a paper towel holder and tool hooks. Fox News, "Top 5 barbecue tools for grill masters," 21 Aug. 2015 Nearly all of the studies that have been conducted about vaping were done using a type of flower vape, such as the Volcano or other tabletop vaporizers, Loflin says. Sarah Jacoby, SELF, "8 of the Best Weed Vaporizers for the Total Beginner," 13 Dec. 2018 Lie faceup with your legs in tabletop position (knees bent 90 degrees and stacked over your hips). SELF, "A 15-Minute No-Equipment Core Workout You Can Do at Home," 18 Jan. 2019 Like An Infielder Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski played a foul ball that sailed into his box behind home plate on the bounce, picking it up from a tabletop in front of him. Ken Powtak,, "J.D. Martinez's 2 Vastly Different HRs Lead Red Sox Past Orioles," 21 May 2018 Return to the Stars, a tabletop game and online zine billed as an optimistic hopepunk sci-fi role-playing game, featured a popular essay by Rowland herself on hopepunk as a method of resistance. Aja Romano, Vox, "In the era of Trump and apocalyptic change, Hopepunk is a storytelling template for #resistance — and hanging onto your humanity at all costs.," 27 Dec. 2018 America’s favorite designer has teamed up with Target on a new Hearth & Hand with Magnolia collection of bedding, plus tabletop, lighting, and stationery items, all of which launch in stores and online on December 26th. Jennifer Fernandez, House Beautiful, "A Joanna Gaines Bedding Line Is Coming To Target The Day After Christmas," 22 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of tabletop

1751, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of tabletop

: the surface of a table

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