First recorded in 1650–60, tabular is from the Latin word tabulāris pertaining to a board or tablet. See table, -ar1 (Source: dictionary.com)
Mid 17th century (in tabular (sense 2)): from Latin tabularis, from tabula (see table). (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Tabular
- of, relating to, or arranged in a table or systematic arrangement by columns, rows, etc., as statistics.
- ascertained from or computed by the use of tables.
- having the form of a table, tablet, or tablature.
- flat and expansive, as tableland or a plateau.
- arranged in systematic or table form
- calculated from or by means of a table
- like a table in form; flat
- Having a plane surface; flat.
- Organized as a table or list.
- Calculated by means of a table.
- (of data) consisting of or presented in columns or tables.
- Broad and flat like the top of a table.
- : of, relating to, or arranged in a table
- : computed by means of a table
- : having a flat surface : laminar a tabular crystal
Example sentences for Tabular
- In setting measures for tabular columns and for very short lines the slip of paper is not necessary.
- It takes but a little while, during some leisure hour, to make such a tabular scale.
- My amazement may be imagined when I saw, seated on a low, tabular tombstone close to the avenue, a lady with her back towards me.
- The ore lies in lenticular and tabular masses, ranging in thickness from one to more than fifty feet.
- The simplest application is met with in the representation of tabular data such as occur in statistics.
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