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tablet

noun [C]  /ˈtæb·lɪt/ us  

tablet noun [C] (MEDICINE)

a small, round, solid object made of medicine; a pill: aspirin tablets

tablet noun [C] (STONE)

a piece of stone or other hard material used for writing, esp. in ancient times: The archaeologists found six tablets recording business transactions from over three thousand years ago.

tablet noun [C] (PAPER)

sheets paper that have been fastened together at one edge, used for writing or drawing; a pad : His pen swept across his drawing tablet.
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