worktable

noun
work·​ta·​ble | \ ˈwərk-ˌtā-bəl How to pronounce worktable (audio) \

Definition of worktable

: a table for holding working materials and implements especially : a small table with drawers and other conveniences for needlework

Examples of worktable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Please make sure to protect your worktable with plastic or newspaper. Alexa Brazilian, New York Times, "Looking to Brighten a Room? Try Painting a Lampshade.," 24 Sep. 2020 Discount School Supply has magnifiers for toddlers to use to make observations and gather information as well as thick acrylic magnifiers for students that are hand held or are used on a worktable. oregonlive, "Teach kids about nature in their backyard: Grab a magnifier and study biomimicry," 12 May 2020 The front room of the studio, where visitors enter, boasts worktables and shelves to store work. Matt Villano, SFChronicle.com, "Where do Napa’s top restaurants get their plates and platters? From this two-person pottery studio," 19 Feb. 2020 There are screens to create animation and some good-old colored pencils and crayons next to a stack of paper on worktables. Kathy Berdan, Twin Cities, "North End brings a new look, new events center and Angry Birds to Minnesota State Fair," 21 Aug. 2019 The Samson Pavilion has an overall visual coolness, but that’s moderated by wood casework and attractive and comfortable furniture, including chairs and worktables in oiled white oak, designed by Foster’s office. Steven Litt, cleveland.com, "Is CWRU-Clinic Health Education Campus just another big shiny box at a sprawling medical center? - Steven Litt," 14 July 2019 Amber said, chopping almonds on the kitchen’s white marble worktable. Laura Rysman, New York Times, "How to Host a Relaxed, Italian-Style Late Lunch," 27 June 2019 There are specimens in the press and scattered across worktables, from a community project Van Aken has been leading in the gallery. Barbara Schreiber, charlotteobserver, "This artist ‘sculpts’ in living trees and fruit. Here’s what he’s doing now in Charlotte," 11 July 2018 This Ikea worktable is perfect for a playroom, now that its legs are cut down to child-size. Jen Derose, House Beautiful, "8 Ways Designers Use Ikea," 20 Dec. 2013

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First Known Use of worktable

1762, in the meaning defined above

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“Worktable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worktable. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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