|1.||music any of a number of forms of musical notation, esp for playing the lute, consisting of letters and signs indicating rhythm and fingering|
|2.||an engraved or painted tablet or other flat surface|
|[C16: from French, ultimately from Latin tabulātum wooden floor, from tabula a plank]|
tablature tab·la·ture (tāb'lə-chur', -chər)
An engraved tablet or surface.
The cranial bones considered as two laminae separated by the diploe.