Definitions for tabletˈtæb lɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small, flattish cake or piece of some solid or solidified substance, as a drug.
a number of sheets of writing paper, forms, etc., fastened together at the edge; pad.
a flat slab or surface, esp. one intended for or bearing an inscription or carving; plaque.
a thin, flat leaf or sheet of slate, wood, or the like, used for writing on, esp. one of a pair or set.
tablets, such a set as a whole.
Origin of tablet:
1275–1325; ME tablette < MF tablete. See table , -et
a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
pad, pad of paper, tablet(noun)
a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
a small flat compressed cake of some substance
"a tablet of soap"
pill, lozenge, tablet, tab(noun)
a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a round, hard piece of medicine to swallow; = pill
Take two tablets.
a pill; a small, easily swallowed portion of a medication or other substances to be taken orally.
Many people take vitamin tablets as a food supplement.
A slab of rock used for inscription.
a short scripture written by the founders of the Bahu00E1'u00ED faith.
a graphics tablet
a tablet computer, a type of portable computer
A confection made from sugar, condensed milk and butter.
Origin: From tablete (Modern French tablette), diminutive of table.
a small table or flat surface
a flat piece of any material on which to write, paint, draw, or engrave; also, such a piece containing an inscription or a picture
hence, a small picture; a miniature
a kind of pocket memorandum book
a flattish cake or piece; as, tablets of arsenic were formerly worn as a preservative against the plague
a solid kind of electuary or confection, commonly made of dry ingredients with sugar, and usually formed into little flat squares; -- called also lozenge, and troche, especially when of a round or rounded form
Translations for tablet
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
Take these tablets for your headache; a sleeping-tablet (= a tablet to make one sleep).
- قُرْص دَواءArabic
- comprimidoPortuguese (BR)
- die TabletteGerman
- tablet; -tabletDanish
- χάπι, ταμπλέταGreek
- pastilla, comprimidoSpanish
- comprimé, pastilleFrench
- दवा की गोलीHindi
- tableta, pilulaCroatian
- tafla, pillaIcelandic
- compressa, pasticca, pastigliaItalian
- (약의) 정제Korean
- tablett, pilleNorwegian
- ټابلټ، كولۍ: دړه،تخته، لوحهPashto
- tabletă, pastilăRomanian
- tablett, pillerSwedish
- 藥片Chinese (Trad.)
- viên thuốcVietnamese
- 药片Chinese (Simp.)
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