1. The flap or latchet of a shoe fastened with a string or a buckle.2. A tag. See Tag, 2.3. A loop for pulling or lifting something.4. A border of lace or other material, worn on the inner front edge of ladies' bonnets.5. A loose pendent part of a lady's garment; especially, one of a series of pendent squares forming an edge or border.
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Borrowing from English table (table → tab; compare French: table, Latin: tabula, Interlingua: tabula, Esperanto: tablo, Ido: tablo).
tab (plural tabs) A small flap or strip of material attached to something, for holding, manipulation, identification, etc. 1993, Irvine Welsh: Trainspotting, p 333: He pulls off his belt, cursing as the studs catch in the tabs of his jeans. (by extension, graphical user interface) A navigational widget for switching between sets of controls or documents. (informal) A tablet, especially one containing illicit drugs. (British Army, slang) A fast march or run with full kit. (slang) A student of Cambridge University, derived from the Latin Cantabrigia (often shortened to Cantab.).
tab (third-person singular simple present tabs, present participle tabbing, simple past and past participle tabbed) Mark with a tab. (computing) To use the Tab key on a computer or typewriter to navigate the screen or page. 2010, Chris Anderson, Pro Business Applications with Silverlight 4 (page 210) You can prevent a control from getting the focus when the user is tabbing between controls by settings its IsTabStop property to False. Short for tabulate.
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