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Meaning of TABLET

Pronunciation:  'tablit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
  2. [n]  a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
  3. [n]  a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
 

TABLET is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: lozenge, pad, pad of paper, pill
 
 See Also: abacus, bolus, capsule, dose, dragee, message pad, notepad, paper, slab, slate, sleeping capsule, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, sleeping tablet, vitamin pill, writing pad

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ta"blet\, n. [F. tablette, dim. of table. See {Table}.]
1. A small table or flat surface.

2. A flat piece of any material on which to write, paint,
   draw, or engrave; also, such a piece containing an
   inscription or a picture.

3. Hence, a small picture; a miniature. [Obs.]

4. pl. A kind of pocket memorandum book.

5. A flattish cake or piece; as, tablets of arsenic were
   formerly worn as a preservative against the plague.

6. (Pharm.) 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.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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)].

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A tablet is a small, rounded, solid mass of medicine intended to be taken orally or dissolved in solution (e.g., dissolved in water or alcohol) before consumption.
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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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