table mat

table mat
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "table mat":
singular table mat plural table mats British
a small piece of plastic, wood etc that you put under a hot dish on a table to protect the table

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  • table mat — table ,mat noun count BRITISH a small piece of plastic, wood, etc. that you put under a hot dish on a table to protect the table …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • table mat — n BrE a small board or piece of cloth that you put under a hot dish or plate to protect the table …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • table mat — noun a pad for use under a hot dish to protect a table • Syn: ↑hot pad • Hypernyms: ↑pad * * * table mat noun A mat placed under dishes on a table • • • Main Entry: ↑table * * * table mat UK US …   Useful english dictionary

  • table mat — noun Brit. a small mat used for protecting the surface of a table from hot dishes …   English new terms dictionary

  • table mat — noun (C) a small mat that you put under a hot dish or plate …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • table mat —   Moena kau pākaukau …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • table — n. & v. n. 1 a piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface for eating, writing, or working at, playing games on, etc. 2 a flat surface serving a specified purpose (altar table; bird table). 3 a food provided …   Useful english dictionary

  • mat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pad, rug, runner, doormat, doily. v. tangle, snarl; plait, braid, weave, entwine. See crossing, texture. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. covering, floor covering, doormat, table runner, doily, place mat,… …   English dictionary for students

  • mat — 1. noun 1) the fat cat sat on the mat Syn: rug, runner, carpet, doormat, welcome mat, bath mat, hearth rug, floor cloth; dhurrie, numdah; kilim, flokati, tatami 2) he placed his glass on the mat Sy …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Mat — Mat, n. [AS. matt, meatt, fr. L. matta a mat made of rushes.] 1. A thick flat fabric of sedge, rushes, flags, husks, straw, hemp, or similar material, placed on the floor and used for wiping and cleaning shoes at the door, for covering the floor… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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