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sand table

n.
1. A table with raised edges, used for holding sand with which children play.
2. A table on which a relief model of terrain is built out of sand, clay, or other material for the study of military maneuvers.

sand table

n
(Military) military a surface on which sand can be modelled into a relief map on which to demonstrate tactics

sand′ ta`ble


n.
1. a table with raised edges holding sand for children to play with.
2. a table holding a scale model of a tract of land, made of hardened sand, used for training in gunnery or military tactics.
[1805–15]
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