Associations to the word «Tab»


TAB, noun. A small flap or strip of material attached to something, for holding, manipulation, identification, etc.
TAB, noun. (by extension) (graphical user interface) A navigational widget, resembling a physical tab, for switching between documents or sets of controls.
TAB, noun. (informal) A tablet, especially one containing illicit drugs.
TAB, noun. (British Army) (military slang) A fast march or run with full kit.
TAB, verb. Mark with a tab.
TAB, verb. (computing) To use the Tab key on a computer or typewriter to navigate the screen or page.
TAB, verb. Short for tabulate.
TAB, noun. (informal) A restaurant bill.
TAB, noun. (slang) Credit account, e.g., in a shop or bar.
TAB, noun. Short for tabulator.
TAB, noun. (computing) A space character (           ) that extends to the next aligned column, traditionally used for tabulation.
TAB, noun. (Geordie and Mackem) cigarette.
TAB, noun. A form of musical notation indicating fingering rather than the pitch of notes, commonly used for stringed instruments.
TAB, noun. (UK) (slang) A student of Cambridge University.
TAB, noun. (colloquial) A tabloid newspaper.
TAB, abbreviation. Tabasco, a state of Mexico.
TAB, noun. A certain key on a computer keyboard, which inserts a tab.
TAB, noun. Alternative letter-case form of tab
TAB CONTROL, noun. (computing) (graphical user interface) A control consisting of a number of screens (tab pages) that occupy the same visible space and can be selected by clicking a protruding tab.
TAB CONTROLS, noun. Plural of tab control
TAB PAGE, noun. (computing) (graphical user interface) Any of the individual screens associated with a tab on a tab control.
TAB PAGES, noun. Plural of tab page
TAB STOP, noun. On a typewriter, one of the horizontal locations where the carriage movement is halted by mechanical gears.
TAB STOP, noun. (computing) (by extension) A horizontal column in a text document where the cursor stops when the Tab key is pressed, used for alignment.
TAB STOPS, noun. Plural of tab stop

Dictionary definition

TAB, noun. The bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check".
TAB, noun. Sensationalist journalism.
TAB, noun. The key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation.
TAB, noun. 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".
TAB, noun. A dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley