Office Table Terms
Boat-shaped Table Top: A rectangular shaped table top design that has two short sides that are flat and two long sides that are convex so as to allow for better person-to-person vision around a long conference table.
Conference Table: Tables for meeting areas. Usually wider than workstations; this allows users to sit in front of each other. They come in a wide variety of shapes including: round, rectangular, square, elliptical, and racetrack.
Continuous Height Adjustment Table: A table that can be adjusted in height by use of a crank handle or electronic motor.
Dual Surface Table: Additional table or desk top area that can be swung out on hinges from under the table top.
Drum Base: A large cylindrical base used to support a table or worksurface.
Harvest Table: Narrow rectangular table with hinged drop leaves.
Adjustable Height Workbench/Table: A table or desk that is height adjustable. It can be adjusted manually and or manually.
Occasional Table: An end table or a coffee table.
Overbed Table: An adjustable table or a tray with legs, designed to extend over or rest upon a bed.
P-Top: A rounded end top used to accommodate meeting space.
Pedestal Table: A table supported by a single, central base.
Peninsula Top: Also called a P-top, it is a primary worksurface designed with one rounded end to provide a comfortable meeting space for multiple users to gather around.
T Base: A base that supports the flat end of freestanding meeting tops.
Training Table: A highly flexible, easily reconfigurable table system. Computer friendly design with laid-in wiring and a large-capacity wire trough assembly folds with the table when reconfigured or stored.