Tab

Tab

(?), n. [Etymol. uncertain.] 1. The flap or latchet of a shoe fastened with a string or a buckle.
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2. A tag. See Tag, 2.
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3. A loop for pulling or lifting something.
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4. A border of lace or other material, worn on the inner front edge of ladies' bonnets.
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5. A loose pendent part of a lady's garment; esp., one of a series of pendent squares forming an edge or border.
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6. a small projecting piece of a file folder, file card, or similar sheet used in a filing system, on which a notation is written to permit convenient search for the folder, card, etc.
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7. a bill or check for some purchase, as in a restaurant; as, the salesman will pick up the tab.
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8. a key on a typewriter or computer keyboard which advances the carriage or curser to the next (preset) tab position; -- used especially to type or print text or numbers in columns.
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