[ UK /tˈæb/ ]
[ US /ˈtæb/ ]
  1. the bill in a restaurant
    he asked the waiter for the check
  2. the key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation
  3. 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
    the filing cards were organized by cards having indexed tabs
    the collar has a tab with a button hole
    files with a red tab will be stored separately
  4. sensationalist journalism
  5. a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
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How To Use tab In A Sentence

  • Within five years, a unified currency in 1933 the "central" issue of "legal tender" currency has been relatively stable, so Donglai Bank has to resume business.
  • Marriage followed alongside a comfortable life on the cosy road to middle-class success.
  • People at MSFC have told me over drinks that this study concluded that EELV are human ratable but they were going to do what Griffin wanted. Obama Policies on Transparency, Openness, and Participation - and NASA - NASA Watch
  • We had engaged a very nice mare and stanhope, which we knew we could depend upon, when, the day before the race, the chestnut was declared lame, and not a presentable four-legged animal was to be hired in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846
  • Elisabeth found herself with a straggle of colonists in a mosquito-ridden, uncleared jungle where sandflies bored into the skin of the feet and the clay soil was so intractable that nothing would grow.
  • Combine the corn with steamed green vegetables like asparagus and offer baked potatoes to ensure the children don't go hungry.
  • Everyone's at it - apart from a few notable and honourable exceptions. The Sun
  • On the other hand, a blazer and slacks would probably be acceptable. Times, Sunday Times
  • If the indoor tables don't satisfy you, and if the weather is right, do ask for a table on the terrace.
  • an uncomfortable day in the hot sun
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