- intended for use on the top of a table or the like.
- noting or relating to an arrangement of objects, especially miniatures or models, as would be appropriate to the top of a table.
- noting or relating to a type of game that requires the physical presence of players and the manipulation of game pieces, as board games and some card games or role-playing games but not video games.
Origin of tabletop
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Examples from the Web for tabletop
A tabletop bronze of a boy pulling a thorn from his foot, made around 1500 by the Renaissance sculptor known as Antico.A Roman Boy-Toy Gets a Dye Job
January 10, 2013
The flavors of pates and juicy chicken and beef adorned our tabletop.Gal With a Suitcase: Shanghai
January 7, 2011
But there were no mountains; the country was as flat as a tabletop.Have We No Rights?
In the room three officers of Denisov's band were converting a door into a tabletop.War and Peace
The tabletop was strewn with pens and open rolls of parchment.The Saracen: The Holy War
He leaned forward and fixed the tabletop with a piscine stare.Cue for Quiet
Thomas L. Sherred
They were surprised to see standing outside a strange little old man, no higher than the tabletop.Beginner's Book in Language