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Definition of tablet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1 a 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. 2 a 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. 4 a 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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