English - Vietnamese Dictionary
tablet /'tæblit/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- tấm, bản, thẻ, phiến (bằng gỗ, ngà để viết, khắc)
- viên (thuốc); bánh (xà phòng); thanh, thỏi (kẹo)
+a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
+a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
+a small flat compressed cake of some substance
+a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
Advanced English Dictionary
1 (scribbling or writing- or note- or memo) pad, (spiral(-bound)) notebook, US scratch pad:
I write all my dreams in a little tablet in case I forget to relate them to my psychiatrist.
2 slab, plaque, plate, panel, plaquette:
The tablet on the base of the statue says it is of Disraeli.
3 stone, gravestone, headstone, tombstone, memorial:
We each contributed to the tablet that marks Croombender's grave.
4 pill, capsule, troche, pellet, pastille, drop, lozenge, bolus:
Take three tablets twice a day.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 (especially BrE) a small round solid piece of medicine that you swallow
vitamin tablets + Take two tablets with water before meals.
2 an amount of another substance in a small round solid piece: water purification tablets
3 a flat piece of stone that has words written on it, especially one that has been fixed to a wall in memory of an important person or event: The school has a memorial tablet engraved with the name of the founder. + (figurative) We can be very flexible-our entry requirements are not set in tablets of stone (= they can be changed).
4 ~ of soap (old-fashioned, formal) a piece of soap
Ecstasy, paracetamol, saccharin, sleeping, vitamin, etc.
Take two paracetamol tablets with water.
VERB + TABLET
in tablet form
The drug is now available in tablet and capsule form.
clay, stone, wax, etc. | commemorative, memorial
We had a memorial tablet put up on the church wall.
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