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

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