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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.
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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)
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