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English definition of “tablet”

tablet

noun [C] uk   /ˈtæb.lət/ us  

tablet noun [C] (MEDICINE)

B1 a small, solid piece of medicine: a sleeping tablet a vitamin tabletMedicine in different forms

tablet noun [C] (BLOCK)

a thin, flat, often square piece of hard material such as wood, stone, or metal: The poem was engraved on a tablet of stone.UK a tablet of soapMasses and large amounts of things

tablet noun [C] (COMPUTER)

trademark (also tablet computer) a small, flat computer that is controlled by touching the screen or by using a special penComputer hardware
(Definition of tablet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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