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Verb: console  'kón,sówl
  1. Give moral or emotional strength to
    - comfort, soothe, solace
Noun: console  'kón,sówl
  1. A small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall
    - console table
     
  2. A scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)
     
  3. An ornamental scroll-shaped bracket (especially one used to support a wall fixture)
    "the bust of Napoleon stood on a console"
     
  4. Housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television
    - cabinet

Derived forms: consoled, consoling, consoles

Type of: bracket, housing, scientific instrument, table, wall bracket

Encyclopedia: Console