The word "tablet" is a noun. This word represents one of two things: an instrument upon which information is stored, or a dissolvable disk that delivers medicine or chemicals.

  • Many computers nowadays are sold in the form of a tablet. It’s smaller and thinner than a laptop, and it’s usually cheaper.
  • A pad of paper is sometimes referred to as a tablet.
writing tablet
  • The Ten Commandments were written upon two stone tablets.
  • Medicine may come in the form of a tablet. Many tablets are perforated, making it easier to break them in two.
medicine tablets
  • Alka-seltzer comes in the form of a tablet. If you have an upset stomach, put the tablet in a glass of water and let it dissolve. Then drink it.
alka seltzer
  • Chlorine tablets are thrown into a swimming pool to help keep the water clean.
chorine tablets

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This page was first published on December 22, 2013. It was updated on September 29, 2016.