noun A flat slab of stone, clay, or wood, used especially for an inscription. (at the corner of the apse is a memorial tablet) A small disc or cylinder of a compressed solid substance, typically a measured amount of a medicine or drug. (headache tablets)
A writing pad. A kind of token giving authority for a train to proceed over a single-track line. (Note how the engine driver hands down the tablet to the station master.) A traditional sweet made from sugar, condensed milk, and butter, resembling fudge but having a hard, grainy texture.