tableau

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tableau any dramatic scene
    • n tableau a group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tableau A representation of some scene by means of persons grouped in the proper manner, placed in appropriate postures, and remaining silent and motionless.
    • Tableau A striking and vivid representation; a picture.
    • Tableau (Solitaire) The arrangement, or layout, of cards.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tableau A picture, or a picturesque presentation; specifically, in English use, a picturesque grouping of persons and objects, or of either alone; a living picture. See tableau vivant, below.
    • n tableau In French law, a table or schedule; a showing; a list; a statement.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tableau tab′lō a picture: a striking and vivid representation
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., dim. fr. L. tabula, a painting. See Table
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. tabula, a painting.

Usage

In literature:

The curtain drew up on the first tableau.
"The Love Affairs of Pixie" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
A pleasing tableau to one who knew nothing of what has thus drawn them together; or knowing it, could truly appreciate.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
I paint this tableau of ruin, not that it was in any way connected with the events of our narrative, but that it had strangely affected me.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
So far the Indians translated the tableau, but the mystery lay not there.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
In the instant silence they made a strange tableau.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
They came to a stop as they saw the tableau before them.
"Despoilers of the Golden Empire" by Gordon Randall Garrett
His mother has seen this little tableau from the window and comes out.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
An exceedingly interesting tableau met her sight.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
She was watching the little tableau with all her hungry heart in her eyes.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
I may as well describe him and the whole tableau.
"Japhet in Search of a Father" by Frederick Marryat
This varied tableau was distinctly visible under the light of a full mellow moon.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
Another curious tableau came under their notice shortly after.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
The tableau held for a brief second longer.
"The Stars, My Brothers" by Edmond Hamilton
The curtain rises on the tableau of the second act.
"Wappin' Wharf" by Charles S. Brooks
Not this question, but a cry comes from the lips of the two officers, simultaneously from both, as they stand regarding the strange tableau.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
Let me enjoy the beauty of the tableau, no matter how it is produced.
"Pharaoh's Broker" by Ellsworth Douglass
A touching tableau presented by Herr Daniel Nothafft of the Schimmelweis family.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Another curious tableau came under their notice shortly after.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Mrs. Pickering and I did a lovely tableau, 'Death in the Desert.
"Bird of Paradise" by Ada Leverson
The crew behind him was likewise frozen in tableau.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
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In poetry:

Diamond rings, potted roses, fox-skins
Ruddy on the wax mannequins
In a glassed tableau of affluence.
From deep-sunk basements
"Owl" by Sylvia Plath
Oh, could the joy which tears express
That out of gladness come
Be mirrored in its tender glow,
Before the beautiful tableau
Ingratitude and selfishness
Would shrink abashed and dumb!
"Christmas At Church" by Hattie Howard
Where, round each simple burial stone,
The grass for decades twain has grown,
Protecting them in dreamless slumber
Who perished long ago,
The multitudes defying number,
A part of war's tableau.
"Sheridan's Last Ride" by Hattie Howard

In news:

The Order of Inca 's presented 3 the Magic Number with a lavish street tableau and ball on February 10th.
A temporally uncertain Otterbein tableau .
A Literary Tableau ( I really like that title).
A Literary Tableau , featuring readings by Rilla Askew, S.
'3:10 to Yuma' Races Toward a Flawed Tableau .
A temporally uncertain Otterbein tableau.
73 billion in total assets), integrated the Tableau Server big data analytics visualization tool into its existing IT infrastructure, Lilford says, noting that "Tableau didn't require any additional hardware investments".
Detail of Hector and Andromache in the tableau.
A tableau addressing health care for veterans in The Drop-In/Pop-Up Waiting Room Project at Spencer Museum of Art .
Part of the veterans' health care tableau at Spencer Museum of Art .
Infographic courtesy of Tableau Software (click to see interactive version).
But when Christian Chabot, chief executive of Tableau, paused during our burrito lunch and said, "We take color extremely seriously," he wasn't talking about any of that.
It was the perfect final tableau for all players involved in the.
What if you could digitally put your own home in a tableau encased in snow.
Rustic and charming, this country tableau uses natural and botanical treasures as its inspiration.
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In science:

Thus although our initial interest was in the measure MGL,u,q on partitions, the Young Tableau Algorithm yields more: a probability measure on standard Young tableaux.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
The Young tableau algorithm leads to such an understanding for the finite general linear and unitary groups; see [F3] for details.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
The ratio Rf (λ; q , t)(cid:14)Ψf depends only on the diagram λ and not on the particular choice of a tableau f on λ.
Combinatorial formula for Macdonald polynomials, Bethe Ansatz, and generic Macdonald polynomials
Then, with the above notations, vλ = vTλ where Tλ is the symplectic tableau of shape λ whose k-th row is filled by letters k .
An algorithm for computing the global basis of an irreducible $U_{q}(sp_{2n})$-module
And so on until the tableau Ts obtained is equal to Tλ .
An algorithm for computing the global basis of an irreducible $U_{q}(sp_{2n})$-module
Hence T ′ implies that w(T ′ 1 is a symplectic tableau.
An algorithm for computing the global basis of an irreducible $U_{q}(sp_{2n})$-module
For each n, construct a semistandard Young tableau as follows.
A path-transformation for random walks and the Robinson-Schensted correspondence
To see this, look at the tableau τ (17) represented in Figure 2.
A path-transformation for random walks and the Robinson-Schensted correspondence
We will give a completely worked example, starting from an empty tableau, in the next section.
A path-transformation for random walks and the Robinson-Schensted correspondence
Thus, recalling that p = µ, P (D(t) = d) = e−t Xn≥d1+d2 It follows that P (Q(t) = q) = (µ1 /µ2 )q e−t Xm≥q Let sl/d denote the Schur polynomial associated with the skew-tableau l/d (see, for example, ).
A path-transformation for random walks and the Robinson-Schensted correspondence
If t is a λ-tableau and w ∈ Sn let tw = t ◦ w be the tableau obtained from t by replacing each entry in t by its image under w.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
If t is a standard λ-tableau let d(t) ∈ Sn be the unique permutation in Sn such that t = tλd(t).
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
Then a λ-tableau of type µ is a map T : [λ] −→ nr such that µ(s) i = # { x ∈ [λ] | T(x) = (i, s) } , for 1 ≤ s ≤ r and all i ≥ 1; we write Type(T) = µ.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
Again, we will think of a tableau of type µ as being an r-tuple of tableaux.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
Suppose that S is a semistandard λ-tableau of type µ and that t is a standard λ-tableau.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
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