Tab Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Tab? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Tab, How to pronounce? Related sentences, Synonyms, Example sentences, Antonyms, Words ending with Tab, Derivations and more...

Tab meaning

Word: Tab

How to pronounce: tæb

Noun

Definitions:

1. A small flap or strip of material attached to or projecting from something, used to hold or manipulate it, or for identification and information.

Example sentences: "The shopkeeper undid the clasp binding the date book closed and heaved it open, revealing a binder with unusually long pages and alphabetical identification tabs protruding from the edges."

2. A second or further document or page that can be opened on a spreadsheet or web browser.

Example sentences: "You can now do one-touch bookmarking of favorites right from the favorites tab."

3. A restaurant or bar bill.

4. A part of a control surface, typically hinged, that modifies the action or response of the surface.

Example sentences: "Should the airplane enter what is known as a ‘deep stall,’ the wing can mask the flow of air over the tail surfaces, blanking out the control tabs."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Mark or identify with a projecting piece of material.

Example sentences: "He opened the book at a page tabbed by a cloth bookmark"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A facility in a word-processing program, or a device on a keyboard, for advancing to a sequence of set positions in tabular work.

Example sentences: "The tab key"

Verb

Definitions:

1. Use the tab key on a computer or typewriter keyboard.

2. Short for tabulate

Noun

Definitions:

1. A tablet containing a dose of a drug.

Noun

Definitions:

1. A tabloid newspaper.

Abbreviation

Definitions:

1. Typhoid–paratyphoid A and B vaccine.


Synonyms:

bookmark

shortcut

tabulator

tab stop

supplementary sheet

pill

tablet

clothes hanger

account

bill

invoice

property page

tab key


Derivations:

tablet


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Tab in Other Languages...

Spanish: Pestaña

German: Tab

French: Onglet

Italian: Tab

Turkish: Sekme


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