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Tablet may refer to:


Medicine

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Tablet (pharmacy) A tablet is a pharmaceutical A medication (also called medicament, medicine, pharmaceutical drug, medicinal drug or simply drug) is a drug used to medical diagnosis, diagnose, cure, therapy, treat, or preventive medicine, prevent disease ...
, a mixture of pharmacological substances pressed into a small cake or bar, colloquially called a "pill"


Computing

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Tablet computer A tablet computer, commonly shortened to tablet, is a mobile device A mobile device (or handheld computer) is a computer A computer is a machine that can be programmed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations aut ...
, a mobile computer that is primarily operated by touching the screen *
Graphics tablet A graphics tablet (also known as a digitizer, digital graphic tablet, pen tablet, or digital art board) is a computer input device In computing, an input device is a piece of equipment used to provide data and control signals to an information ...
or digitizing tablet, a computer input device for capturing hand-drawn images and graphics * Tablet, a section of columns in a range of rows in Google's Bigtable NoSQL database


Confectionery

* Tablet (confectionery), a medium-hard, sugary confection from Scotland *
Tableting Tableting is a method of pressing medicine Medicine is the science Science () is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as ...
, a confectionery manufacturing process


Inscription, printing, and writing media

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Clay tablet In the Ancient Near East The ancient Near East was the home of early civilization A civilization (or civilisation) is any complex society that is characterized by urban development, social stratification, a form of government, and sym ...
, one of the earliest known writing mediums *
Wax tablet A wax tablet is a tablet made of wood and covered with a layer of wax Waxes are a diverse class of organic compound In , organic compounds are generally any s that contain - . Due to carbon's ability to (form chains with other carbon ...
, used by scribes as far back as ancient Greece *
Notebook A notebook (also known as a notepad, writing pad, drawing pad, or legal pad) is a book or stack of paper pages that are often ruled and used for purposes such as recording notes or memoranda, other writing, drawing Drawing is a form of vis ...
of blank or lined paper, usually bound with glue or staples along one edge *
Stele A stele ( ),Anglicized plural steles ( ); Greek plural stelai ( ), from Greek#REDIRECT Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a countr ...
, slab of stone or wood erected as a monument or marker * ''
Tabula ansata A tabula ansata or tabella ansata (Latin for ''tablet with handles'', plural ''tabulae ansatae'' or ''tabellae ansatae'') is a tablet with dovetail A dovetail joint or simply dovetail is a joinery technique most commonly used in woodworking ...
'', tablets with handles * Vindolanda tablets, Roman era writings found in Britain


Periodicals and printed works

* ''Tablet'' (magazine), a daily online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture * ''Tablet'' (newspaper), a newspaper published in Seattle, Washington *
Tablet (religious) A tablet, in a religious context, is a term used for certain religious texts. In the Hebrew Bible Judaism and Christianity maintain that Moses brought the Ten Commandments down from Mount Sinai in the form of two tablets of stone. According to ...
, a traditional term used for certain religious texts * ''The Tablet'' (Diocese of Brooklyn), a Catholic newspaper published in the United States * ''
The Tablet ''The Tablet'' is a Catholic The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with 1.3 billion baptised Baptism (from the Greek language, Greek noun βάπτισμα ''bápti ...
'', a Catholic magazine published in the United Kingdom


Other uses

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Tabula rasa ''Tabula rasa'' (; "blank slate") is the theory that individuals are born without built-in mental content The mind is the set of faculties responsible for mental phenomena A phenomenon (; plural phenomena) is an observable fact or ev ...
'', the theory originating with Aristotle of the newborn mind as an uninscribed tablet or blank slate * Tablet is a form of
token (railway signalling) In railway signalling Railway signalling is a system used to direct railway Rail transport (also known as train transport) is a means of transferring passengers and goods on wheeled vehicle A vehicle (from la, vehiculum) is a ...
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Tyers Electric Train Tablet Tyer's Electric Train Tablet system is a form of railway signalling for Single track (rail), single line railways used in several countries; it was first devised in Great Britain by engineer Edward Tyer after the Thorpe rail accident of 1874, whi ...
, a system of controlling access to single-track railway lines in Britain


See also

* Plaque (disambiguation) {{Disambiguation