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tab1 British & World English

A small flap or strip of material attached to or projecting from something, used to hold, fasten, or manipulate it, or for identification and information

tab2 British & World English

A facility in a word-processing program, or a device on a keyboard, for advancing to a sequence of set positions in tabular work

tab3 British & World English

A tablet, especially one containing an illicit drug

tab4 British & World English

A tabloid newspaper

tab5 British & World English

Short for tablature.

TAB British & World English

Totalizator Agency Board

pull tab British & World English

North American term for ring pull.

trim tab British & World English

An adjustable tab or aerofoil attached to a control surface, used to trim an aircraft in flight

balance tab British & World English

A tab on a control surface of an aircraft which reduces the amount of force needed to move the control surface by moving in the opposite direction

pick up the tab British & World English

Pay for something

keep tabs on in tab1 British & World English

Monitor the activities or development of; keep under observation

keep tabs on British & World English

Monitor the activities or development of; keep under observation

trimming tab in trim tab British & World English

An adjustable tab or aerofoil attached to a control surface, used to trim an aircraft in flight

TAB New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

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tab English Thesaurus

Joe knew it was his jacket, he'd seen his name stencilled on the tab

tab English-Spanish

lengüeta feminine

pull tab English-Spanish

→ ring pull

pick up the tab in pick English Thesaurus

the company picked up the tab for the meal

to pick up the tab in tab English-Spanish

correr con los gastos, levantar el muerto colloquial/familiar

I always run a tab of my own in tab English-Spanish

siempre llevo mi propia cuenta

he had run up a tab at the club in tab English-Spanish

se le había ido acumulando una cuenta en el club