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The flat surface of a table.
Made or designed for use on the top of a table: a tabletop copier; tabletop art.


the flat upper surface of a table


(ˈteɪ bəlˌtɒp)

1. a surface forming or suggesting the top of a table.
2. intended for use on a tabletop.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tabletop - the top horizontal work surface of a tabletabletop - the top horizontal work surface of a table
countertop - the top side of a counter
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"
work surface - a horizontal surface for supporting objects used in working or playing games


A. Ntablero m de la mesa
B. CPD tabletop games NPLjuegos mpl de mesa
References in classic literature ?
In the room three officers of Denisov's band were converting a door into a tabletop. Petya took off his wet clothes, gave them to be dried, and at once began helping the officers to fix up the dinner table.
In the last two issues of this magazine, I discussed the value of simulation in decision making and recommended that Tabletop and/or Wargame exercises replace traditional case studies in both classrooms and in actual decision making.
Our QuickLabel[R] brand, pioneer in the in-house label printing industry, leads the field in tabletop label printers for on-demand color labels.
The tabletop industry is growing more practical and pragmatic each season.
In metropolitan areas, more and more "tabletop cafes" are opening and reaping the economic benefits of targeting niche audiences of boardgamers.
"International TableTop Day is becoming a more recognised thing and lots of different people are getting involved," said Richard Hudson, manager of Forbidden Planet on Newcastle's Grainger Street.
Like every other tabletop component, accessories must be appropriate to the theme of the table setting and the expectations of the guests.
In comparison, McClure adds, other shuffleboard manufacturers that have in-house presses typically use a 12-foot press and must press one tabletop section at a time to make tabletops longer than 12 feet.
A coordinated tabletop exercise should stimulate pragmatic engagement of appropriate people/ groups (e.g., public health personnel and their external partners).
Other tabletop-related summer 2010 highlights at the show include an entrance in the Tabletop & Housewares division featuring industry and design leaders, the return of key suppliers to the New York market, and first-time participation by several established tabletop companies.