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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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Other Words from tabletop

tabletop adjective

Examples of tabletop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These Lilliputian games have been blossoming in the tabletop role-playing and board game communities for over a decade, but especially in the past three years. Pearse Anderson, Wired, 9 Sep. 2021 Flaming Pig opened in late August, serving skewers of marinated meats that guests can cook themselves on the tabletop grills. Andi Berlin, The Arizona Republic, 7 Sep. 2021 In the original painting, the spouses wear luxurious clothing; Antoine reclines near a bare tabletop inlaid with gilt brass details. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 Sep. 2021 Midnight Hunt launches for Magic the Gathering Arena and Magic the Gathering Online on September 16, followed by a tabletop paper launch on September 24. Joe Parlock, Forbes, 2 Sep. 2021 At Sura Korean Bistro, on Royal Lane near Stemmons, the tabletop barbecue is still DIY. Nick Rallo, Dallas News, 31 Aug. 2021 One company, Brockwell Technologies of Huntsville, displayed its tabletop cyber security training system called Cyber Range-in-the-Box. Lee Roop |, al, 10 Aug. 2021 From warm and textured tabletop pieces to comfy throws and pillows to festive candles, the Target-exclusive collection has more than 100 items to make your space ready for the season. Katie Macdonald,, 10 Aug. 2021 Play your way through the gaming room, which includes trading card, tabletop and video games. Kathleen Christiansen,, 9 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of tabletop

1751, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tabletop was in 1751

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12 Sep 2021

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“Tabletop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of tabletop

: the surface of a table


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