Tableau

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Tableau (French for 'little table' literally, also used to mean 'picture'; pl. tableaux or, rarely, tableaus) may refer to:

Arts
  • Tableau, more properly tableau vivant, motionless performance in theatre evoking a painting or sculpture; or a painting or photograph evoking such a theatrical scene rather than a more naturalistic depiction
  • Tableau, in opera, ballet, and some other dramatic forms, another word for scene
  • Tableau, a series of four paintings by Piet Mondrian titled Tableau I through Tableau IV
Games
Logic, mathematics, and sciences
  • Analytic tableaux (also, semantic tableau, or truth tree), a technique of automated theorem proving in logic
  • Tableau, another term for a table of data, particularly:
  • Young tableau, a combinatorial object built on partition diagrams
Organizations and businesses

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