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tablet - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'tablet' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Tablet [ n.]
- A small table or flat surface.
- A flat piece of any material on which to write, paint, draw, or engrave; also, such a piece containing an inscription or a picture.
- Hence, a small picture; a miniature.
- A kind of pocket memorandum book.
- A flattish cake or piece; as, tablets of arsenic were formerly worn as a preservative against the plague.
- 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.

Meaning of 'tablet' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . tablet [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a small flat compressed cake of some substance
Example in sentence:
  • a tablet of soap