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Definition of the noun tableware

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noun - plural: tablewares

  1. articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: ware = articles of the same kind or material
    • more specific terms:
      • chopstick = one of a pair of slender sticks used as oriental tableware to eat food with
      • crockery / dishware = tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively
      • eating utensil / cutlery = tableware implements for cutting and eating food
      • dinnerware = the tableware (plates and platters and serving bowls etc.) used in serving a meal
      • flatware = tableware that is relatively flat and fashioned as a single piece
      • glassware / glasswork = an article of tableware made of glass
      • gold plate = tableware that is plated with gold
      • table service / service = tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
      • silver plate = tableware that is plated with silver
      • silverware = tableware made of silver or silver plate or pewter or stainless steel
      • tea service / tea set = a set of china or silverware for serving tea
    • part of: table = a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs

Alternative definition of the noun tableware


  1. The cutlery, crockery and glassware used in setting a table for a meal.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tableware

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Google previewModern Computational Models of Semantic Discovery in Natural Language (2015)

by Žižka, Jan

A tableware is a set of dishes, glasses and cups...

Google previewInteriors, An Introduction (2016)

Arts, Visual arts by CTI Reviews

Tableware: Tableware is the dishes or dishware used for setting a table, serving food and for dining. Tableware can be meant to include cutlery and glassware. The nature, variety, and number of objects varies from culture to culture, religions, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

twentiethcentury UK, for high-quality tableware. cameo ware Pottery with raised white designs on a contrasting background. celadon ware Pottery originating in China, with a pale gray-green glaze. ceramics (1) Anything made of baked clay.

Google previewDictionary: English-Neapolitan; Neapolitan-English (2014)

by Dale Erwin, Tessa Fedele

rammera; (tableware) piatto, chiastra, pracca; deep ~ piatto accupputo ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kitchen History (2004)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Around 1500BCE,Greek tableware makers created egg dishes with slots of varying sizes to suit peacock, ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1916)

refrigerators, galvanized roofing, tables, crockery and dishes, lamps, lamp chimneys, tableware, axes, agricultural implements, axletrees, barbed wire, brass wire, bee keepers' supplies, chisels, cooking utensils, fishhooks, files, fishing lines, ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

Gold and silver plating are employed in making jewelry, ornaments, and tableware of all descriptions. In silver plating the bath used is a solution of chloride of silver, cyanide of potash, and water. In gold plating either a hot or a cold solution ...

Google previewThe Potter's Encyclopedia of Color, Form and Decoration (2003)

by Neal French

For the craft potter, it is a good giftware item, a tableware piece that, as a sugar box, can fit into a teaware range but can also be sold separately, the buyer deciding what purpose it should serve. For its main purpose it will contain either lump or ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 8: Environment by Martin Melosi

Often lavishly appointed with white paneling, gilded decorations, richly colored carpets, ornate chandeliers, stained glass skylights, polished furniture, gleaming tableware, and snow white linen, the saloon was the center of social activity, ...

Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1911)

Including books, pictures, furniture, tableware, table linen, bed linen, and other similar articles, unless used abroad by the owner for a period of a year or more. Goods In the piece. Articles of any nature intended for sale or for other persons.

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language (1906)

Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea; a Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words, Prepared Under the Supervision of Francis Andrew March ... and Francis Andrew March, Jr by Francis Andrew March

Tableware. Articles used on the table . Tablinum. A room in a Roman house where family records were kept. Tankard. A large drinking-cup. Tazza. A flat ornamental cup supported by a high foot. [It..] ...

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Scrabble value of T1A1B3L1E1W4A1R1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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