EnglishEdit

 
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Tablets

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English tablet, from Old French tablete (Modern French tablette), diminutive of table (table).

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: tăbʹlət, IPA(key): /ˈtæblət/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æblət

NounEdit

tablet (plural tablets)

  1. A slab of clay used for inscription.
  2. (religion) A short scripture written by the founders of the Bahá'í faith.
  3. A pill; a small, easily swallowed portion of a substance.
    Many people take vitamin tablets as a food supplement.
  4. A block of several sheets of blank paper that are bound together at the top; pad of paper.
    • 2005, Kenneth T. Henson, Writing for Publication: Road to Academic Advancement, →ISBN, page 80:
      Take a full-size writing tablet and follow these steps.
  5. (computing) A graphics tablet.
  6. (computing) A tablet computer, a type of portable computer.
  7. (Scotland) A confection made from sugar, condensed milk and butter, produced in flat slabs, with a grainer texture than fudge.
  8. (rail transport) A type of round token giving authority for a train to proceed over a single-track line.
    • 1939 November, “Overseas Railways: Locomotive Performance in New Zealand”, in Railway Magazine, page 351:
      The latter's loss of time between Manakau and Levin was due to the mishap of dropping the tablet at Ohau, which entailed an out-of-course stop of 3 min. to recover it.

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VerbEdit

tablet (third-person singular simple present tablets, present participle tableting or tabletting, simple past and past participle tableted or tabletted)

  1. (transitive) To form (a drug, etc.) into tablets.

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DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle French tablette.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /taːˈblɛt/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧blet
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

NounEdit

tablet f or n (plural tabletten, diminutive tabletje n)

  1. tablet, pill (piece of medicine in solid state)
  2. flat, rectangular piece or slab

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: tablet

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English tablet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.blət/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧blet

NounEdit

tablet m (plural tablets)

  1. tablet computer

IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch tablet, from Middle French tablette, from Old French tablete (Modern French tablette), diminutive of table (table), from Latin tabula. Doublet of tabel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtablɛt]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧blèt

NounEdit

tablèt (first-person possessive tabletku, second-person possessive tabletmu, third-person possessive tabletnya)

  1. tablet:
    1. (medicine, pharmacy) a pill; a small, easily swallowed portion of a substance.
      Synonyms: gentel, pil
    2. a slab of clay used for inscription.
    3. (computing) a tablet computer, a type of portable computer.
  2. flat, rectangular piece or slab

Derived termsEdit

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French tablete; equivalent to table +‎ -et.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtab(ə)lɛt(ə)/, /ˈtaːb(ə)lɛt(ə)/

NounEdit

tablet (plural tablettes)

  1. A tablet, especially an easily carried one for writing on.
  2. (biblical) The Ten Commandments in physical form handed down from heaven.
  3. A level surface for painting or working upon.
  4. A piece of jewellery with a level portion.
  5. (rare) A marble slab utilised as tiling.
  6. (rare) A pill; a tablet for medication.

DescendantsEdit

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English tablet, from Middle English tablet, from Old French tablete.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tablet m inan

  1. (computing) digitizer, graphics tablet (small, easily swallowed portion of a substance)
  2. (computing) tablet computer

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • tablet in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tablet in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from English tablet.

NounEdit

tablet m (plural tablets)

  1. (computing) tablet computer (a type of portable computer)
    Synonym: táblete

Further readingEdit

  • tablet” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

tablet m or f (plural tablets)

  1. (computing) tablet
    Synonym: tableta