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tablet

 [tab´let]
a solid dosage form containing a medicinal substance with or without a suitable diluent. Called also pill.
buccal tablet one which dissolves when it is held between the cheek and gum, permitting direct absorption of the active ingredient through the oral mucosa.
enteric-coated tablet one coated with material that delays release of the medication until after it leaves the stomach.
sublingual tablet one that dissolves when held beneath the tongue, permitting direct absorption of the active ingredient by the oral mucosa.

tab·let (tab),

(tab'lĕt),
A solid dosage form containing medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents; it may vary in shape, size, and weight, and may be classed according to the method of manufacture, as compressed tablet.
Synonym(s): tabule
[Fr. tablette, L. tabula]

tablet

(tăb′lĭt)
n.
A small flat pellet of medication to be taken orally.

tab·let

(tab.) (tab'lĕt)
A solid dosage form containing medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents. It may vary in shape, size, and weight, and may be classified according to the method of manufacture (e.g., molded tablet, compressed tablet).
[Fr. tablette, L. tabula]

tab·let

(tab) (tab'lĕt)
Solid dosage form containing medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents; may vary in shape, size, and weight.
[Fr. tablette, L. tabula]
References in classic literature ?
“I’ve known a smart chase, and a fight at the tail of it”, where less has been logged than I’ve got on that there slate. Howsomnever, they didn’t come to facers, only passed a little jaw fore and aft.”
I ventured further, till I could overlook the lawns: they lay like clean slates in the starlight: there was no sign of living thing nearer than the house, which was still lit up, but quiet enough now.
Shops are selling grey serving platters or table mats, leading slate firms to switch their focus to homeware instead of roofing.
Google hasn't announced anything about an upcoming Pixel Slate tablet, but it has decided to cancel two Slate devices that people in the tech company were already working on, (https://www.computerworld.com/article/3404206/googles-officially-done-making-its-own-tablets.html) Computerworld reported.
The former Gwynedd slate quarry turned adventure attraction near Blaenau Ffestiniog now looks set to abandon that plan - after locals, former quarry workers and politicians branded the idea "disrespectful".
Goodwin Procter LLP acted as the legal advisor and KPMG as tax advisor to Slate on this transaction.
Led by Village President Dominic Marturano, the Lindenhurst Best Choice slate features 12-year Trustee Patrick Dunham, along with more recent board additions Dawn Czarny, elected in 2015, and Heath Rosten, appointed in 2017.
"They are certain change is necessary to reverse decades of underperformance and get Campbell back on track; they are convinced that Third Point and its nominees are highly qualified to serve on this Board and compare favorably to the existing Board members; and they would like to see a settlement of this proxy contest with meaningful representation on the Board from the Independent Slate, but also believe that some continuity is a good thing," Third Point wrote.
During her "BISErbisyong Leni" radio show this weekend, Robredo said the quality of the senatorial candidates is more important for the opposition coalition than completing its slate.
But the estate lies in the shadow of the Dinorwig quarry, once the second-largest slate quarry in the world and the lifeblood of the village.
Vermont Slate SC has been blasted with a four inch diameter frozen ice ball fired at speeds up to 411 mph and sustained no damage.