[syn: pill, lozenge, tablet, tab]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tablet \Ta"blet\, n. [F. tablette, dim. of table. See Table.]
1. A small table or flat surface.
2. A flat piece of any material on which to write, paint,
draw, or engrave; also, such a piece containing an
inscription or a picture.
3. Hence, a small picture; a miniature. [Obs.]
4. pl. A kind of pocket memorandum book.
5. A flattish cake or piece; as, tablets of arsenic were
formerly worn as a preservative against the plague.
6. (Pharm.) A solid kind of electuary or confection, commonly
made of dry ingredients with sugar, and usually formed
into little flat squares; -- called also lozenge, and
troche, especially when of a round or rounded form.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
2: a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
[syn: pad, pad of paper, tablet]
3: a small flat compressed cake of some substance; "a tablet of
4: a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet [syn:
pill, lozenge, tablet, tab]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
144 Moby Thesaurus words for "tablet":
Domesday Book, account book, address book, adversaria, album,
annual, appointment calendar, appointment schedule, arch, barrow,
blankbook, blotter, bolus, boundary stone, brass, bust, cairn,
calendar, capsule, cashbook, catalog, cenotaph, classified catalog,
coat, coating, collop, column, commonplace book, court calendar,
covering, cromlech, cross, cup, cut, cyclolith, daybook, deal,
desk calendar, diary, diptych, disk, docket, dolmen, drop,
engagement book, feuille, film, flap, foil, fold, footstone, grave,
gravestone, headstone, hoarstone, inscription, journal, lamella,
lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, leaf, ledger, log,
logbook, loose-leaf notebook, lozenge, marker, mausoleum, megalith,
membrane, memento, memo book, memorandum book, memorial,
memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone,
memory book, menhir, monolith, monument, mound, necrology,
notebook, obelisk, obituary, panel, pastille, patina, peel, pellet,
pellicle, petty cashbook, pill, pillar, plait, plank, plaque,
plaquette, plate, plating, ply, plywood, pocket notebook,
pocketbook, police blotter, prize, pyramid, rasher, reliquary,
remembrance, ribbon, rostral column, safety glass, scrapbook,
scratch pad, scum, shaft, sheet, shrine, skin, slab, slat, slice,
spiral notebook, stela, stone, stupa, table, testimonial, tomb,
tombstone, tope, triptych, troche, trophy, veneer, wafer, workbook,
writing tablet, yearbook
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):
A query language.
["Human Factor Comparison of a Procedural and a Non-procedural
Query Language", C. Welty et al, ACM Trans Database Sys
6(4):626-649 (Dec 1981)].
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:
probably a string of beads worn round the neck (Ex. 35:22; Num.
31:50). In Isa. 3:20 the Hebrew word means a perfume-box, as it
is rendered in the Revised Version.