Definition of tabular
1a : of, relating to, or arranged in a table; specifically : set up in rows and columnsb : computed by means of a table
2 : having a flat surface : laminar a tabular crystal
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The tabular iceberg that just broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula is said to be as big as the state of Delaware.
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Origin and Etymology of tabular
Latin tabularis of boards, from tabula board, tablet
First Known Use: circa 1656See Words from the same year
TABULAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tabular for English Language Learners
: arranged in rows or columns in a table
Medical Definition of tabular
: having the form of a thin plate or scale a tabular crystal
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