Definition of "tab" [tab]

  • (noun) A projection, flap, or short strip attached to an object to facilitate opening, handling, or identification.
  • (noun) A small, usually decorative flap or tongue on a garment.
  • (noun) A small auxiliary airfoil that is attached to a larger one and that helps stabilize an aircraft.
  • (noun) A pull-tab.
  • (verb-transitive) To supply with a tab or tabs.
  • (noun) a small flap of material, esp one on a garment for decoration or for fastening to a button
  • (noun) any similar flap, such as a piece of paper attached to a file for identification
  • (noun) a small auxiliary aerofoil on the trailing edge of a rudder, aileron, or elevator, etc, to assist in the control of the aircraft in flight
  • (noun) the insignia on the collar of a staff officer
  • (noun) a bill, esp one for a meal or drinks
  • (noun) a cigarette
  • (verb) to supply (files, clothing, etc) with a tab or tabs

Use "tab" in a sentence

  • "There is also now an option to add a customized favicon to a user's site, which is an icon that sits in the title tab of a website when it is viewed inside a browser."
  • "So having the insurance pick up part of the tab is a big deal."
  • "There was cracks that were present in the welds, what we call the tab welds, of the bridge since the day it was built."

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