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noun [countable] tablet pronunciation in British English /ˈtæblət/
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  1. 1
    a small hard round piece of medicine that you swallow
    indigestion/headache/antidepressant tablets
    take a tablet: Take two tablets a day, with food.
    in tablet form: The treatment is now available in tablet form.
  2. 3
    old-fashioned a solid piece of soap
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a mobile computing device such as an iPad or Galaxy, larger than a mobile phone, that can browse the Internet, handle email, play music and video, display e-books, and that the user controls by touching the screen
    The study notes that news users "are highly likely to read long articles on their tablets, not just get headlines."
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 06/12/2011


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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