Inking table

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Inking table a trough or table from which the inking roller receives its ink.
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Quotations

  • James Joyce
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    “No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination.”

Usage

In literature:

His study table had pen and ink and paper upon it, just as if he had stepped out of the room.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
You must find your own ink, pens, and blotting-paper, but we provide this table and chair.
"Short Stories of Various Types" by Various
Wilson, will you clear that table and give Miss Newton some paper and ink.
"The Lost Despatch" by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
Our old friend was seated in his judicial chair, at a small table, with pen, ink, and paper before him.
"In the Wilds of Florida" by W.H.G. Kingston
In the centre was a deal table, scored with queer marks and splotched with ink.
"The Opal Serpent" by Fergus Hume
He pushed a chair up to the table and placed ink and pens within reach.
"The Flag" by Homer Greene
On the table were spread a big map and paper and ink.
"The Transformation of Job" by Frederick Vining Fisher
I begged the landlord for pen and ink and cable blanks and, sitting down at a convenient table, I began.
"Fibble, D. D." by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
His ink and paper were on the table before him, and his pen was poised while he considered.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
Then he sat at Gonzague's table, dipped pen in ink, and wrote two hurried letters.
"The Duke's Motto" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
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In poetry:

Then something comes into my head
That makes me stop and think:
She's on the table, the quadruped,
And dabbling in my ink!
"Little Elfie" by George MacDonald

In news:

We've been giving a lot of virtual ink to the problem of food insecurity lately — the challenges people face when they frequently can't put enough food on the table.
Michele Keele's pen ink sits next to her home light table.
Michele Keele's pen ink sits next to the light table in her home calligraphy studio Nov 19.
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In science:

The fits achieved to H α using our final models (i.e. with ˙M obtained from C iv λλ1548,1551) and models with ˙MV ink are presented (see Table 3 for the corresponding values).
Analysis of Galactic late-type O dwarfs: more constraints on the weak wind problem
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