Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a plane surface; flat.
  • adjective Geology Tending to split into thin flat pieces.
  • adjective Organized as a table or list.
  • adjective Calculated by means of a table.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the form of a table, tablet, or tablature; hard, flat, and expansive; tabulate; laminar; lamellar.
  • Of or pertaining to a table or tabulated form; of the nature of a list, schedule, or synopsis arranged in lines or columns. Also tabellary.
  • Ascertained from or computed by the use of tables: as, tabular right ascension.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the form of, or pertaining to, a table (in any of the uses of the word).
  • adjective Having a flat surface.
  • adjective Formed into a succession of flakes; laminated.
  • adjective rare Set in squares.
  • adjective Arranged in a schedule.
  • adjective Derived from, or computed by, the use of tables.
  • adjective (Math.) the difference between two consecutive numbers in a table, sometimes printed in its proper place in the table.
  • adjective (Min.) wollastonite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective having a flat, plane surface
  • adjective organized as a table or list
  • adjective calculated by means of a table
  • adjective geology tending to split into thin flat pieces, such as slate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective flat; like a table in form
  • adjective of or pertaining to or arranged in table form

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin tabulāris, of boards, from tabula, board.]

Examples

  • Syntax is \begin {tabular} [pos] {cols} tabular* is like tabular, but also takes a target width for the table.

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  • Syntax is \begin {tabular} [pos] {cols} tabular* is like tabular, but also takes a target width for the table.

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  • Syntax is \begin {tabular} [pos] {cols} tabular* is like tabular, but also takes a target width for the table.

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  • Still there are, doubtless, some errors and omissions; but the following data arranged in tabular form will, it is hoped, at least serve as a basis from which a more perfect record shall be made at some time in the future.

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  • The population of the United States, as they were according to the three last censuses, is given in tabular form.

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  • Calcium metasilicate, CaSiO_3, occurs in nature as monoclinic crystals known as tabular spar or wollastonite; it may be prepared artificially from solutions of calcium chloride and sodium silicate.

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