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tablet

Pronunciation: /ˈtæblət; ˈtæblɪt/

Translation of tablet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (pill) pastilla (feminine), comprimido (masculine) 1.2 (of soap) (British English/inglés británico) pastilla (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Before the ‘boys’ came along everything at the factory was done by hand - including cutting the soap into bars or tablets.
    1.3 (plaque) placa (feminine); (commemorative, of stone) lápida (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.4 (for writing) [History/Historia] tablilla (feminine) 1.5 (pad of paper) bloc (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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