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tablet Saltos de línea: tab¦let
Pronunciación: /ˈtablɪt/

Definición de tablet en inglés:

sustantivo

1A flat slab of stone, clay, or wood, used especially for an inscription: at the corner of the apse is a memorial tablet
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As if memories were not enough, two stone tablets with inscriptions and a copper plate were unearthed from inside the church.
  • Any significant ancient ruler required a personal seal for signing clay tablets and other inscriptions.
  • Many of these Han burials were readily identifiable by inscribed stone stelae, tablets recording the name, titles, and dates of the deceased.
Sinónimos
1.1 Architecture another term for table (sense 3 of the noun).
2chiefly British A small disc or cylinder of a compressed solid substance, typically a measured amount of a medicine or drug: headache tablets ecstasy tablets
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You can also take antihistamine tablets containing drugs such as cyclizine or cinnarizine to prevent travel or motion sickness.
  • You will usually be given pain relief such as paracetamol or codeine tablets to help ease your discomfort.
  • Inflammation can be reduced with ibuprofen tablets and paracetamol can help to relieve any pain.
Sinónimos
pill, capsule, lozenge, caplet, pastille, pellet, drop, ball
informaltab
rarejujube, bolus, troche, pilule
2.1British A small block or bar of soap.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Before the ‘boys’ came along everything at the factory was done by hand - including cutting the soap into bars or tablets.
Sinónimos
3 (also tablet computer or tablet PC) ( trademark in the UK) A small portable computer that accepts input directly on to its screen rather than via a keyboard or mouse.
4North American A writing pad.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Legal pad enthusiasts do seem to have a psychological connection to their writing tablets.
  • It consisted of a video of a little girl's hand clasping a pencil and writing on a tablet.
  • Pulling his writing tablet from his harness pouch, Alan retrieved the pen he'd placed in the side of his war collar.
5A kind of token giving authority for a train to proceed over a single-track line.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Note how the engine driver hands down the tablet to the station master.
6 [mass noun] Scottish A traditional sweet made from sugar, condensed milk, and butter, resembling fudge but having a hard, grainy texture.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French tablete, from a diminutive of Latin tabula (see table).

Palabras que riman con tablet

pamphlet • aglet • anklet

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