1a flat slab of stone, clay, or wood, used especially for an inscription: at the corner of the apse is a memorial tablet 2
chiefly British a small disc or cylinder of a compressed solid substance, typically a measured amount of a medicine or drug: headache tablets ecstasy tablets
British a small block or bar of soap. 3North American a writing pad. (also tablet computer or tablet PC)
in the UK) a small portable computer that accepts input directly on to its screen rather than via a keyboard or mouse.
4a kind of token giving authority for a train to proceed over a single-track line.
5 [mass noun] Scottish a traditional sweet made from sugar, condensed milk, and butter.