Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
  2. (noun, artifact) a small flat compressed cake of some substance
  3. (noun, artifact) a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
  4. (noun, substance) a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge

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Synonyms of Tablet

lozenge, pad, pad of paper, pill, tab

Origin of the word Tablet

  1. early 14c., "slab or flat surface for an inscription" (especially the two Mosaic tables of stone), from O.Fr. tablete (13c.), dim. of table "slab" (see table). The meaning "lozenge, pill" is first recorded 1580s; that of "pad of writing paper" in 1880. more

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Words that sound like Tablet

table d'hote, tabloid, tabulate, tebaldi, the flood, tipulidae, to a fault, tofieldia, twayblade, two-eyed violet, two-fold, twofold

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