Tablet

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Tablet may refer to:

Medicine

  • Tablet (pharmacy), a mixture of pharmacological substances pressed into a small cake or bar, colloquially called a "pill"

Computing

  • Tablet computer, a mobile computer that is primarily operated by touching the screen
  • Graphics tablet or digitizing tablet, a computer input device for capturing hand-drawn images and graphics
  • Tablet, a section of columns in a range of rows in Google's Bigtable NoSQL database and information

Confectionery

Inscription, printing, and writing media

  • Clay tablet, one of the earliest known writing mediums
  • Wax tablet, used by scribes as far back as ancient Greece
  • Notebook of blank or lined paper, usually bound with glue or staples along one edge
  • Stele, slab of stone or wood erected as a monument or marker
  • Tabula ansata, tablets with handles
  • Vindolanda tablets, Roman era writings found in Britain

Periodicals and printed works

Other uses

  • Tabula rasa, the theory originating with Aristotle of the newborn mind as an uninscribed tablet or blank slate
  • Tyers Electric Train Tablet, a system of controlling access to single-track railway lines in Britain

See also

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