Meaning of sand table

sand' ta"ble

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a table with raised edges holding sand for children to play with.
  2. a table holding a scale model of a tract of land, including trees, streams, buildings, etc., made of hardened sand, used for training in gunnery or tactics.
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