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Noun: tablet  ta-blut
  1. A slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
  2. A number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    - pad, pad of paper
  3. A small flat compressed cake of some substance
    "a tablet of soap"
  4. A dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
    - pill, lozenge, tab
  5. (computing) a portable computer with a flat touch screen rather than a separate keyboard and/or mouse
    "The iPad is a tablet computer designed and marketed by Apple";
    - tablet computer
  6. (computing) an input device that allows one to hand-draw images and graphics, typically by moving a pen over a special pad
    - graphics tablet, pen pad

Derived forms: tablets

Type of: bar, cake, dosage, dose, laptop, laptop computer, notebook, notebook computer, paper, slab

Encyclopedia: Tablet