Origin of tabular
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In tabular work reversed commas are used as a sign for ditto.Punctuation
Frederick W. Hamilton
Some are almost solid and tabular, others are simple stars or fern-branched.The Log of the Sun
Exhibit, in a tabular form, the languages of the Gothic stock.A Handbook of the English Language
Robert Gordon Latham
A brief review of the results of these tests is given in the tabular summary.All About Coffee
William H. Ukers
Minor inconsistencies of punctuation in the tabular text have been resolved.The Indian in his Wigwam
Henry R. Schoolcraft
- arranged in systematic or table form
- calculated from or by means of a table
- like a table in form; flat
C17: from Latin tabulāris concerning boards, from tabula a board
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Word Origin and History for tabular
"table-shaped," 1650s, from Latin tabularis "of a slab or tablet," from tabula "slab" (see table).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Having a plane surface; flat.
- Organized as a table or list.
- Calculated by means of a table.
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