Raised table

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(Arch. & Sculp.) a raised or projecting member of a flat surface, large in proportion to the projection, and usually rectangular, - especially intended to receive an inscription or the like.

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A traffic calming scheme will be introduced on Station Road by installing a raised table on the approach, which will naturally slow traffic to make it easier for cars to get in and out.
These have included the resurfacing of the road, widening of the footpaths, the installation of bollards and chicanes, the upgrade of the crossing from a pelican to a puffin crossing, the installation of a 20mph zone and a raised table on which the crossing sits to further reduce traffic speed.
However, in a twist members of Bagillt Community Council have now informed the county council they no longer support the installation of a zebra crossing on the raised table on the highway outside Foresters Hall on High Street.
However, in August 2011 two priority narrowing crossing points were replaced with raised table crossing points.
There are two large booths with tables, six swivel armchairs, a couch, four moveable tables, twenty-five adjustable height chairs, a large raised table with a table top projector mounted on it, and several personal tables, stools, and ottomans.
He added another contra-flow was introduced to the A23 in Brighton, but when similar problems emerged a zebra crossing on a raised table was used to make crossing safer.
From the big, raised table farthest from the stage, I noticed the band winning over strangers.
What was especially individual about Otto III was thus for him his unusual personal behaviour: visiting the doge of Venice in secret; or dining on his own at a raised table rather than together with his intimates and magnates.
When that happens, the item is put on display on a raised table, where the expert will talk the owner through the story and give the big valuation news everyone is waiting for.
Mac settled just inside the eastern border of New Mexico and raised table beef for the Santa Fe market where the market for fine horses didn't exist.
Book left the room to develop the x-ray film and left the patient on the raised table.
We opted to have a drink in the bar before going to our table, and sat at stools at a long raised table to spend a few minutes soaking up the ambience.