Meaning of “tablet” in the English Dictionary

"tablet" in British English

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(Definition of “tablet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tablet" in American English

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tabletnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtæb·lɪt/

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.

(Definition of “tablet” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"tablet" in Business English

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tabletnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtæblət/ us also tablet computer, also tablet PC

IT a type of small computer with a screen that you can write on using a special pen:

This tablet PC converts into a smoothly working notebook with a keyboard addition.

(Definition of “tablet” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)