[verb tab-yuh-leyt; adjective tab-yuh-lit, -leyt]
- to put or arrange in a tabular, systematic, or condensed form; formulate tabularly.
- to operate the tab key on a typewriter; to tab.
- shaped like a table or tablet; tabular.
- having transverse septae, as certain corals.
Origin of tabulate
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1. order, rank, sort, group, classify.
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- Also: tabularize (ˈtæbjʊləˌraɪz) to set out, arrange, or write in tabular form
- to form or cut with a flat surface
- having a flat surface
- (of certain corals) having transverse skeletal plates
C18: from Latin tabula a board
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