Tableau


Tableau

Tableau (plural: tableaux; from the French diminutive of "table", sometimes meaning "picture") may mean:

* Tableau vivant, a motionfull performance in theatre
* Young tableau, a combinatorial object built on partition diagrams
* Method of analytic tableaux (also semantic tableau), a technique of automated theorem proving in logic
* Any of four paintings by Piet Mondrian titled "Tableau I" through "Tableau IV"
* a cryptographic tableau used in manual cipher systems
* in solitaire terminology, a tableau consists of piles of playing cards in which gameplay (varying by the specific type of solitaire) occurs
* Tableau (linguistics), a method of evaluating ranked constraints over a set of candidates, used in Optimality Theory.

ee also

* Table (disambiguation)
* Tableau (Restaurant)


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  • tableau — [ tablo ] n. m. • 1285 tabliau « panneau de bois, de métal... portant des inscriptions, des images »; de table I ♦ 1 ♦ (1355 « toile pour peinture ») Œuvre picturale exécutée sur un support rigide et autonome. ⇒ panneau, peinture, toile . Tableau …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tableau — Tableau. s. m. Ouvrage de peinture sur une table de bois, de cuivre &c. ou sur de la toile. Un beau tableau. un grand tableau. un tableau de Raphaël, du Titien, du Poussin &c. le fond d un tableau. le dessein & l ordonnance d un tableau. la… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Tableau — Sn Gemälde, Schilderung, Übersicht per. Wortschatz fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. tableau, zu l. tabula.    Ebenso nndl. tableau, ne. tableau, nschw. tablå, nnorw. tablå; Tafel. ✎ DF 5 (1981), 10. französisch l …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • tableau — (n.) 1690s, a picturesque or graphic description or picture, from Fr. tableau picture, painting, from O.Fr. table slab, writing tablet (see TABLE (Cf. table) (n.)) + dim. suffix eau, from L. ellus. Hence tableau vivant (1817) person or persons… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tableau — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. tablo – akcent na ostatniej sylabie] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. n ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} pamiątkowa tablica, na której umieszczone są pojedyncze zdjęcia osób uczęszczających do jednej klasy, należących do jednej grupy,… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • tableau — de peinture, Picta tabula. Un tableau où estoient ces mots escrits, Incisa tabula his literis. Le tableau où sont les noms de tous les Conseillers de la Cour, Album Curiae. B …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • tableau — /fr. taˈblo/ [vc. fr., dim. di table «tavola»] s. m. inv. 1. (di roulette) tappeto 2. (di informazioni) tabella, quadro FRASEOLOGIA tableau vivant, quadro vivente …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • tableau — [tab′lō΄, ta blō′] n. pl. tableaux [tab′lōz΄, tablōz′] or tableaus [Fr < OFr tablel, dim. of table: see TABLE] 1. a striking, dramatic scene or picture 2. TABLEAU VIVANT …   English World dictionary

  • Tableau — Ta bleau , n.; pl. {Tableaux}. [F., dim. fr. L. tabula a painting. See {Table}.] 1. A striking and vivid representation; a picture. [1913 Webster] 2. A representation of some scene by means of persons grouped in the proper manner, placed in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tableau I — is a 1921 painting by Piet Mondrian. Like many of his works of that period, it consists of rectangles of colour, separated by black lines. It has been said that it is in fact British Prime Minister Gordon Brown s favourite painting, and that he… …   Wikipedia


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