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Definition of tablet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    tablet

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈtæblət//
     
     
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  1. 1a flat piece of stone, clay, etc. that has words written on it, especially one that has been fixed to a wall in memory of an important person or event synonym plaque ancient clay tablets with indecipherable writing
  2. 2a small, round, solid piece of medicine that you swallow synonym pill an aspirin tablet Take two tablets with water before meals.
  3. 3an amount of another substance in a small, round, solid piece water purification tablets
  4. 4a number of pieces of paper for writing or drawing on, that are fastened together at one edge see also graphics tablet
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