dressing table

Definitions

  • Dressing Table
    Dressing Table
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dressing table low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup
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Quotations

  • Jacques Prevert
    Jacques Prevert
    “An orange on the table, your dress on the rug, and you in my bed, sweet present of the present, cool of night, warmth of my life.”

Usage

In literature:

At a small table in front, covered by a rich cloth, sat the heroine, dressed in a gorgeousness of apparel that mocked her misery.
"Round the Block" by John Bell Bouton
After putting on his thick overcoat and one glove he had suddenly darted to the dressing-table for his watch, which he was forgetting.
"The Pretty Lady" by Arnold E. Bennett
Eve sat down as if stabbed on the chair in front of her dressing-table, and stared at Mr. Prohack.
"Mr. Prohack" by E. Arnold Bennett
The dressing-table matched the washstand.
"The Price of Love" by Arnold Bennett
She rose to her feet, and crossed to the dressing-table.
"Out of the Ashes" by Ethel Watts Mumford
The manner of dressing and preparing each for the table is, therefore, pretty nearly the same.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
She was standing before her dressing table and turned to him in surprise.
"If Winter Comes" by A.S.M. Hutchinson
The white enamel bed and dressing-table were bountifully draped with the same materials.
"The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories" by Gertrude Atherton
A graceful dressing-table, with winged mirrors, has been designed to go with this set, and is painted like the bureau.
"The Art of Interior Decoration" by Grace Wood
When he had dressed me down sufficiently, he took a little jar from the dressing-table and began to rub me with a rose-colored ointment.
"Atlantida" by Pierre Benoit
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In poetry:

The atmosphere
Suggests the trail of a ghostly druggist.
Dressings and lint on the long, lean table -
Whom are they for?
"Interior" by William Ernest Henley
Let us lead you to this table,
By their fairy fingers dressed;—
As you stand here, you'll be able
To look round on all the rest.
"Hymns and Odes for Charity Occasions VI" by John Pierpont
She's led him in through ae dark door,
And sae has she thro nine;
She's laid him on a dressing-table,
And stickit him like a swine.
"Sir Hugh; Or The Jew's Daughter" by Andrew Lang
And old Simon the landlord was at the head of the table,
Cutting slices of beef as quick as he was able;
And one of the soldiers was of rather superior rank,
And on his dress trinkets of gold and silver together did clank.
"Jack o' the Cudgel" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Special tablecloths and runners can dress the dining table in seasonal finery, and can help protect it from stains and scratches.
Necking at the table is bad enough, but eyes popped when Amy 's ta-ta's kept popping out of her painted-on pleather dress.
Dressing table in red and white with tree chairs.
School dress code proposal tabled.
The Chambersburg School Board tabled a vote to institute a new dress code .
Dress up the Thanksgiving Day table.
Dress up your holiday table with elegant napkins.
School board tables vote on new dress code.
The Chambersburg School Board has tabled a vote on whether to adopt a controversial new dress code.
School board tables vote on new dress code.
More than 30 dining tables, historic tables, holiday tables, children's tables will be "dressed" for celebration, all created by designers, businesses, organizations and individuals.
Celeste sewed table runners that matched the bridesmaids dresses.
S TEP INTO COHO PRODUCTIONS' Live Girls and you're stepping into a strippers ' dressing room—really an unraised stage with a row of lockers and two long tables littered with makeup and lingerie.
Whether your family calls it stuffing or dressing, bring new life to your Thanksgiving table with these recipes.
Imagine four or five nicely dressed adults sitting around a huge table discussing current events.
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In science:

FIG. 2: The quark wave-function dressing (top) and mass function (bottom) for the four choices of parameters of the quark-gluon vertex fixed to pion properties, see table II.
Rho-meson, Bethe-Salpeter equation, and the far infrared
The operations describing the symmetries of the field-dressed Hamiltonian are collected in Table I.
Non-adiabatic effects in long-pulse mixed-field orientation of a linear polar molecule
In the XIX century wide attention was dedicated to extend Laplace’s work to cover various astronomical problems: tables of the coefficients were dressed and published, and algorithms for their construction were devised, and planets were discovered (Neptune, 1846).
Perturbation Theory
Now the (ambiguous) sentence "She displayed the dress on the table" can be parsed in many ways by combining subtrees from the corpus.
Two Questions about Data-Oriented Parsing
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