|1.||a medicinal formulation made of a compressed powdered substance containing an active drug and excipients|
|2.||a flattish cake of some substance, such as soap|
|3.||(Scot) a sweet made of butter, sugar, and condensed milk, usually shaped in a flat oblong block|
|4.||a slab of stone, wood, etc, esp one formerly used for inscriptions|
|5.||a. a thinner rigid sheet, as of bark, ivory, etc, used for similar purposes|
|b. (often plural) a set or pair of these fastened together, as in a book|
|6.||a pad of writing paper|
|7.||(NZ) a token giving right of way to the driver of a train on a single line section|
|8.||computing an input device that allows the user to draw or write freehand to screen by means of stylus or digital pen|
|[C14: from Old French tablete a little table, from Latin tabula a board]|
tablet tab·let (tāb'lĭt)
A small flat pellet of medication to be taken orally.
probably a string of beads worn round the neck (Ex. 35:22; Num. 31:50). In Isa. 3:20 the Hebrew word means a perfume-box, as it is rendered in the Revised Version.