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tabular

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adjective tab·u·lar \ˈta-byə-lər\

Simple Definition of tabular

  • : arranged in rows or columns in a table

Full Definition of tabular

  1. 1 :  having a flat surface :  laminar <a tabular crystal>

  2. 2a :  of, relating to, or arranged in a table; specifically :  set up in rows and columnsb :  computed by means of a table

Origin of tabular

Latin tabularis of boards, from tabula board, tablet


First Known Use: circa 1656

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tabular

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adjective tab·u·lar \ˈtab-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of tabular

  1. :  having the form of a thin plate or scale <a tabular crystal>




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