Definition of tabular in English:


Syllabification: tab·u·lar
Pronunciation: /ˈtabyələr


  • 1(Of data) consisting of or presented in columns or tables: a tabular presentation of running costs
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    • The numbers of observed micronuclei are presented in both tabular and graphical form but the data appear to be inconsistent between the two forms of presentation.
    • Results using this scoring metric are presented in a tabular format to facilitate strain comparison.
    • As you would expect, you can sort the data easily by clicking on the head of each column and present them in tabular or map form.
  • 2Broad and flat like the top of a table: a huge tabular iceberg
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    • At the edges of Antarctica, where plains of ice spread across the ocean and float on it before breaking off, most of the icebergs are tabular - flat on top, horizontal in configuration.
    • Bars migrate downstream, producing tabular cross-stratified sands, and these merge to give sand flats covered by rippled and planar-bedded sands developed during flood stages.
    • It is present in tabular masses 10-50 feet thick.
  • 2.1(Of a crystal) relatively broad and thin, with two well-developed parallel faces.
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    • However, also known are thin tabular crystals that are yellow to golden in color and more than 2.5 cm.
    • Colorless crystals tend to be more tabular with modifications by the dipyramids and other forms.
    • The crystals range from pyramidal to tabular and are dark blue to nearly black.



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  • The output of the circuit will be be displayed both tabularly and graphically for a specific sequence of inputs.
  • Character sets are shown tabularly, in addition to lists arranged by coded character value.
  • Throughout the module, students develop, graph, and solve linear equations verbally, tabularly, graphically, and symbolically.


mid 17th century (sense 2): from Latin tabularis, from tabula (see table).

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