Tableau



noun, plural tableaux
[ta-blohz, tab-lohz] /tæˈbloʊz, ˈtæb loʊz/ (Show IPA), tableaus.
1.
a picture, as of a scene.
2.
a picturesque grouping of persons or objects; a striking scene.
3.
a representation of a picture, statue, scene, etc., by one or more persons suitably costumed and posed.
4.
Solitaire. the portion of a layout to which one may add cards according to suit or denomination.
noun (pl) -leaux (-ləʊ; -ləʊz), -leaus
1.
See tableau vivant
2.
a pause during or at the end of a scene on stage when all the performers briefly freeze in position
3.
any dramatic group or scene
4.
(logic) short for semantic tableau

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