tablet - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈtæblət/
singulartablet
pluraltablets
  1. 2

    tablet computer, tab

    a mobile computing device, larger than a mobile phone, that can browse the internet, handle email, play music and video, and display e-books. The user controls it by touching the screen

    The study notes that news users "are highly likely to read long articles on their tablets, not just get headlines."

  2. 3
    a flat piece of stone, clay etc with writing cut into it
  3. 4
    old-fashioned a solid piece of soap
  4. 5
    American a set of sheets of paper for writing on that are fastened together at one edge