HyperDic: tab

English > 5 senses of the word tab:
NOUNcommunicationtab, check, chitthe bill in a restaurant
communicationtab, yellow journalism, tabloidsensationalist journalism
artifacttab, tab keythe key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation
artifacttaba short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it
artifacttab, pill, lozenge, tableta dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
tab > pronunciation
Soundstae'b
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... taxicab: 20 rhymes with aeb...
English > tab: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe bill in a restaurant.
Synonymscheck, chit
Broaderbill, account, invoiceAn itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
Spanishcuenta, nota
Catalancompte, nota
English > tab: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningsensationalist journalism.
Synonymsyellow journalism, tabloid
Broaderjournalism, news medianewspapers and magazines collectively
Spanishperiodismo amarillo, prensa amarilla, tabloide
Catalanpremsa groga
English > tab: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation.
Synonymtab key
Part oftypewriter keyboardA keyboard for manually entering characters to be printed
BroaderkeyA lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
Spanishtabulador
Catalantabulador
English > tab: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it.
Examples
  • "pull the tab to open the can"
  • "files with a red tab will be stored separately"
  • "the collar has a tab with a button hole"
  • "the filing cards were organized by cards having indexed tabs"
Broaderstrip, slipartifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
English > tab: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet.
Synonymspill, lozenge, tablet
NarrowerbolusA large pill
capsuleA pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside
drageepill that is a sugar-coated medicated candy
sleeping pill, sleeping tablet, sleeping capsule, sleeping draughtA soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
Broaderdose, dosageA measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
Spanishcomprimido, gragea, pastilla, píldora, tableta
Catalanpastilla, píndola, tableta, tauleta

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