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coffee table

n.
A long low table, often placed before a sofa.
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coffee table

n
1. (Furniture) a low table, on which newspapers, etc, may be placed and coffee served
2. (modifier) implying an emphasis on appearance and style over substance: coffee-table music.
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cof′fee ta`ble


n.
a low table, usu. placed in front of a sofa, for holding ashtrays, snack bowls, glasses, magazines, etc.
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coffee table - low table where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails are servedcoffee table - low table where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails are served
table - a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
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Translations
konferenční stolek
kaffebord
sohvapöytä
stolić za kavu
コーヒーテーブル
커피 테이블
soffbord
โต๊ะกาแฟ
bàn uống cà phê

coffee table

ntavolino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

coffee table

طَاوِلَةٌ قَهْوَة konferenční stolek kaffebord Couchtisch χαμηλό τραπεζάκι mesa de café, mesa de centro sohvapöytä table basse stolić za kavu tavolino da caffè コーヒーテーブル 커피 테이블 koffietafel salongbord niski stolik mesa do café, mesinha de centro кофейный столик soffbord โต๊ะกาแฟ sehpa bàn uống cà phê 矮茶几
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RATTAN furniture always looks fantastic, while glass tops give these virtually identical coffee tables a sleek, contemporary feel.
Laura Ashley's Milton table, pounds 700, cleverly incorporates an adjustable table top with deep storage beneath it, while Marks & Spencer has coffee tables with added storage space, and a brilliant selection of storage boxes.
Seen through the lenses of three dozen or so contributors and all in black and white, this one should be elevated from a perch on the back of the shitter to the coffee table, as in "a coffee table 'zinc." Most of my friends, however, don't have "coffee tables" and I suspect most of yours don't either, so put it where you want.