English noun: tab
|1.||tab (communication) the bill in a restaurant|
|Samples||He asked the waiter for the check.|
|Broader (hypernym)||account, bill, invoice|
|2.||tab (communication) sensationalist journalism|
|Synonyms||tabloid, yellow journalism|
|Broader (hypernym)||journalism, news media|
|3.||tab (artifact) the key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation|
|Part meronym||typewriter keyboard|
|4.||tab (artifact) a short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it|
|Samples||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.
|Broader (hypernym)||slip, strip|
|5.||tab (artifact) a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet|
|Synonyms||lozenge, pill, tablet|
|Broader (hypernym)||dosage, dose|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bolus, capsule, dragee, sleeping capsule, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, sleeping tablet|