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[tey-buh l-top] /ˈteɪ bəlˌtɒp/
a surface forming or suggesting the top of a table.
a photograph of an arrangement of objects on top of a table.
intended for use on the top of a table or the like.
noting or pertaining to an arrangement of objects, especially miniatures or models, as would be appropriate to the top of a table.
1800-10; table + top1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • Any of the really small tabletop tripods will do the trick and don't take up much space in your bag.
  • There was no intention to have a tabletop be a piece of art but it worked out that way.
  • She could see the dust in the corners of the room, the crumbs on the tabletop.
  • The tongue-in-cheek revue also included dancing canoes and tabletop hockey players.
  • He plucks a model airplane off the tabletop and scans its underbelly.
  • They also typically maintain contact with the ground, unlike hands on a tabletop or bottoms in chairs, so they're easier to track.
  • Surface screens use cameras to see the position of objects on the tabletop.
  • All it can do is roll around on a tabletop, turn and head off in a specified direction.
  • App versions of tabletop games are everywhere these days.
  • Then they become desktop pariahs, turning from tabletop-tidies to plastic clutter in seconds.

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