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English noun: tab

1. tab (communication) the bill in a restaurant


SamplesHe asked the waiter for the check.


Synonymscheck, chit


Broader (hypernym)account, bill, invoice

2. tab (communication) sensationalist journalism


Synonymstabloid, yellow journalism


Broader (hypernym)journalism, news media

3. tab (artifact) the key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation


Synonymstab key


Broader (hypernym)key


Part meronymtypewriter 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


SamplesPull 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


Synonymslozenge, pill, tablet


Broader (hypernym)dosage, dose


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









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