Tablet



noun
1.
a number of sheets of writing paper, business forms, etc., fastened together at the edge; pad.
2.
a flat slab or surface, especially one bearing or intended to bear an inscription, carving, or the like.
3.
a thin, flat leaf or sheet of slate, wax-coated wood, or other rigid material, used for writing or marking on, especially one of a pair or set hinged or otherwise fastened together.
4.
tablets, the set as a whole.
5.
a small, flat, or flattish cake or piece of some solid or solidified substance, as a drug, chemical, or soap.
6.
Also called tablet computer. a very thin, portable computer, usually battery-powered, having a touchscreen as the primary interface and input device and lacking a physical keyboard and lid.
Compare laptop.
verb (used with object), tableted or tabletted, tableting or tabletting.
7.
to furnish or mark with a tablet or plaque.
8.
to mark or inscribe (memoranda, notes, etc.) on a tablet.
9.
to form into tablets, cakes, pellets, etc.
noun
1.
a medicinal formulation made of a compressed powdered substance containing an active drug and excipients
2.
a flattish cake of some substance, such as soap
3.
(Scot) a sweet made of butter, sugar, and condensed milk, usually shaped in a flat oblong block
4.
a slab of stone, wood, etc, esp one formerly used for inscriptions
5.

a thinner rigid sheet, as of bark, ivory, etc, used for similar purposes
(often pl) a set or pair of these fastened together, as in a book

6.
a pad of writing paper
7.
(NZ) a token giving right of way to the driver of a train on a single line section
8.
(computing) an input device that allows the user to draw or write freehand to screen by means of stylus or digital pen

tablet tab·let (tāb’lĭt)
n.
A small flat pellet of medication to be taken orally.
table grade

A query language.
[“Human Factor Comparison of a Procedural and a Non-procedural Query Language”, C. Welty et al, ACM Trans Database Sys 6(4):626-649 (Dec 1981)].
(1994-11-23)

probably a string of beads worn round the neck (Ex. 35:22; Num. 31:50). In Isa. 3:20 the Hebrew word means a perfume-box, as it is rendered in the Revised Version.

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