tab(
tahb
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (protruding piece)
a. la lengüeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(flap)
The overalls are fastened with Velcro tabs.El overol se cierra con lengüetas de velcro.
b. la ceja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(on index card)
You'll need a set of index cards with A-Z tabs.Necesitará un paquete de fichas con cejas alfabéticas.
c. la etiqueta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(label)
I could tell from the tab on the pocket that they were designer jeans.Vi por la etiqueta del bolsillo que eran vaqueros de marca exclusiva.
2. (computing)
a. la pestaña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(in a web browser)
I think my broswer crashed because I had too many tabs open.Creo que mi navegador se bloqueó porque tenía demasiadas pestañas abiertas.
b. el tabulador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(in word processing)
She taught me how to set and move tabs in a document.Me enseñó a definir y mover tabuladores en un documento.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bill)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la cuenta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
When I went up to the bar, I found he'd already paid the tab.Cuando fui a la barra, descubrí que ya había pagado la cuenta.
4. (on a can)
a. la anilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
When I pulled on the tab, the beer sprayed all over the place.Cuando tiré de la anilla, la cerveza lo roció todo.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drugs)
a. la pastilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We dropped a few tabs of E at the club.Tomamos unas pastillas de éxtasis en el club.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (printing)
a. tabular
Use hanging indents to tab the data so the formatting isn't lost in conversion.Utilice sangrías francesas para tabular los datos de modo que el formato no se pierda en la conversión.
7. (to identify)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. señalar
Rod had already been tabbed for greatness while he was at college.Rod ya había sido señalado como alguien con un gran futuro cuando estaba en la universidad.
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tab
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (on garment)
a. la etiqueta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (colloquial)
a.
to keep tabs on something/somebodyvigilar de cerca algo/a alguien
3. (on typewriter, word processor)
a. el tabulador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
tab (key)tecla de tabular, tabulador m
4. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la cuenta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(bill)
5. (colloquial)
a. la pasti f, pastilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of drug)
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tab [tæb]
noun
1 (on garment) (flap) oreja (f); lengüeta (f); (loop) presilla (f); (label) etiqueta (f); (marker) (on file) ceja (f); [of cheque] resguardo (m)
to keep tabs on sb vigilar a algn
to keep tabs on [+situation] seguir de cerca
2 (US) cuenta (f)
to pick up the tab pagar la cuenta; asumir la responsabilidad
3 (also tabulator) tabulador (m)
modifier
tab key (n) tecla (f) de tabulación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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