steam tablesteam table
a serving table or counter, as in a restaurant, having a metal top with compartments heated by steam or hot water below, to keep foods warm
A table in which containers of cooked food are kept warm by hot water or steam circulating below.
(plural steam tables)
- A serving table or counter with heaters, traditionally using steam, to keep food warm.
- (engineering) A data table containing the properties of steam under various conditions.