tabling


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tabling

[′tāb·liŋ]
(building construction)
Formation of a horizontal masonry joint by arranging building stones in a course so that they extend into the next course and thus prevent slippage.
(mining engineering)
Separation of two materials of different densities by passing a dilute suspension over a slightly inclined table having a reciprocal horizontal motion or shake with a slow forward motion and a fast return.

tablet

1. A regularly shaped, separate panel, or a representation thereof, often bearing an inscription or image.
2. A coping stone, set flat; also called tabling.
3. A plaque, often inscribed and carved, usually affixed to a wall surface or set into the surface; sometimes used to serve as a memorial or to commemorate a special event.