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English noun: tablet

1. tablet (artifact) a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription

Broader (hypernym)slab

Narrower (hyponym)abacus, slate

2. tablet (substance) a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge

Synonymspad, pad of paper

Broader (hypernym)paper

Narrower (hyponym)message pad, notepad, writing pad

3. tablet (artifact) a small flat compressed cake of some substance

SamplesA tablet of soap.

Broader (hypernym)bar, cake

4. tablet (artifact) a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet

Synonymslozenge, pill, tab

Broader (hypernym)dosage, dose

Narrower (hyponym)bolus, capsule, dragee, sleeping capsule, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, sleeping tablet

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