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operating table

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital
operating tableˈoperating ˌtable noun [countable]  MHa special table in an operating theatre which a person lies on when they are having an operation
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operating tableMilton Berle was under a sheet on an operating table.Facilities for X-ray were installed, and a new operating table and lamp were obtained at a total cost of £150.A soft whir of white noise issued from a receiver and speakers near the operating table.Surgical resection proved impossible after he had a cardiac arrest on the operating table.She died on the operating table.Doyle's body jerked on the operating table.Mrs Popple lay on the operating table.He, Sister Hancock and I ducked under the operating table.
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