tabs

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tab \Tab\, noun [Etymol. uncertain.]

1. The flap or latchet of a shoe fastened with a string or a buckle.

2. A tag. See {Tag}, 2.

3. A loop for pulling or lifting something.

4. A border of lace or other material, worn on the inner front edge of ladies' bonnets.

5. A loose pendent part of a lady's garment; esp., one of a series of pendent squares forming an edge or border.

6. a small projecting piece of a file folder, file card, or similar sheet used in a filing system, on which a notation is written to permit convenient search for the folder, card, etc. [PJC]

7. a bill or check for some purchase, as in a restaurant; as, the salesman will pick up the tab. [PJC]

8. a key on a typewriter or computer keyboard which advances the carriage or curser to the next (preset) tab position; -- used especially to type or print text or numbers in columns. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

tab

noun

1: the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check" [syn: {check}, {chit}, {tab}]

2: sensationalist journalism [syn: {yellow journalism}, {tabloid}, {tab}]

3: the key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation [syn: {tab key}, {tab}]

4: a short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it; "pull the tab to open the can"; "files with a red tab will be stored separately"; "the collar has a tab with a button hole"; "the filing cards were organized by cards having indexed tabs"

5: a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet [syn: {pill}, {lozenge}, {tablet}, {tab}]


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