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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Ear, or means of securing a rainwater-pipe to a wall.

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tabes

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

slow emaciation. XVII. — L. tābēs.

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 46 words.

keep tabs (or a tab) on monitor the activities or development of; keep under close observation. informal 1978 Mario

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Tab

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

GB frequency 1881: 7 • Main GB location 1881: Derbys; Cornwall

English: see Tabb.

Tab, 1881 frequency.

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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

1 Short for (a) tabulate, i.e. to lay out data; (b) tabulation character, a control character used when laying out data to control the movement of a print or...

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tab washer

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 31 words.

A washer with one or more protruding tabs which can be bent in such a way that a nut or ...

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wicket tab

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 62 words.

A device on spacecraft to help an astronaut activate controls when vision is poor. Tabs provide raised tactile information, such

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Taber, Norman

Luckett V. Davis.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 982 words.

Taber, Norman (03 September 1891–15 July 1952), track athlete and financial expert, was born Norman Stephen Taber, in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Alfred Henry Taber and Mary Abbie...

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tab n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 117 words.

a cigarette; also attrib.

1934 P. Allingham Cheapjack 24: 'Ave you got a tab on yer? 1989 (con. 1968)

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tab n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 107 words.

a tabloid newspaper.

1930 R. Whitfield Green Ice (1988) 36: I see by the tabs you're looking

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Taber, John

Barbara Blumberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1178 words.

Taber, John (05 May 1880–22 November 1965), lawyer and U.S. representative, was born in Auburn, New York, the son of Franklin P. Taber, an attorney and businessman, and Mary Parker....

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Sears, Taber

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 24 words.

American, 19th century, male.

Active in New York.

Died 1870, in Boston.

Painter. Decorative schemes.

Taber Sears studied in Boston, Paris, Florence and...

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tab n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

the human ear.

1866 J.E. Brogden Provinc. Words Lincs. 202: Tab, a piece of leather in the front of a

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tab v.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 122 words.

to follow a person, to place someone under surveillance.

1928 J. Callahan Man's Grim Justice 47: We've got to tab

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tab noun

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 65 words.

1 An elderly woman. 1909–. R. Rendell We've got some old tab coming here.…Pal of my ma-in-law's (1971

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wicket tab

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A device on spacecraft to help an astronaut activate controls when vision is poor. Tabs provide raised tactile information, such as where the required controls are located, their particular...

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heel tab

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A tab of material that extends from the top of the heel counter of a training or running shoe. If the material is hard and extends too far up the heel, it can damage the Achilles tendon....

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wicket tab

Edited by Stephen O'Meara and E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 62 words.

A device on spacecraft to help an astronaut activate controls when vision is poor. Tabs provide raised tactile information, such as where the required controls are located, their particular...

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heel tab

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 49 words.

A tab of material that extends from the top of the heel counter of a training or running shoe. If the material is hard and extends too far up the heel, it can damage the Achilles tendon....

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Tab Shows

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

The name given to traveling shows, often they were drastically cut‐down versions of Broadway musical comedies or revues but just as often original compilations. Tabs toured in the smallest...

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tab verb intr.

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.

Brit, military Esp. in the Parachute Regiment: = yomp verb. Also tabbing noun, and tabnoun, a

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