tablet
Pronunciation
  • enPR: tăbʹlət, IPA: /ˈtæblət/
Noun

tablet (plural tablets)

  1. A slab of clay used for inscription.
  2. (religion) A short scripture written by the founders of the Bahá'í faith.
  3. A pill; a small, easily swallowed portion of a substance.
    Many people take vitamin tablets as a food supplement.
  4. A block of several sheets of blank paper that are bound together at the top; pad of paper.
  5. (computing) A graphics tablet.
  6. (computing) A tablet computer, a type of portable computer.
  7. (Scotland) A confection made from sugar, condensed milk and butter, produced in flat slabs.
  8. (rail) A type of round token giving authority for a train to proceed over a single-track line.
Translations
  • German: Tafel
  • Russian: доще́чка
  • Spanish: placa
Verb

tablet (tablets, present participle tableting; past and past participle tableted)

  1. (transitive) To form (a drug, etc.) into tablets.



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