Meaning of TABLET in English

TABLET

transcription, транскрипция: [ tæblət ]

( tablets)

1.

A tablet is a small solid round mass of medicine which you swallow.

It is never a good idea to take sleeping tablets regularly.

= pill

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2.

Clay tablets or stone tablets are the flat pieces of clay or stone which people used to write on before paper was invented.

tablets of stone: see stone

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