Tab vs. Tub

Tab vs. Tub — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Tab and Tub

Tabnoun

A small flap or strip of material attached to something, for holding, manipulation, identification, etc.

Tubnoun

A flat-bottomed vessel, of width similar to or greater than its height, used for storing or packing things, or for washing things in.

He bought a tub of lard to roast the potatoes in.

Tabnoun

(slang) An ear.

Tubnoun

The contents or capacity of such a vessel.

He added a tub of margarine to the stew.

Tabnoun

A navigational widget, resembling a physical tab, for switching between documents or sets of controls.

Tubnoun

A bathtub.

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Tabnoun

(GUI) The page or form associated with such a navigational widget.

How many tabs are open in your Web browser?

Tubnoun

A slow-moving craft.

Tabnoun

(informal) A tablet, especially one containing illicit drugs.

Tubnoun

Any structure shaped like a tub, such as a certain old form of pulpit, a short broad boat, etc.

Tabnoun

A fast march or run with full kit.

Tubnoun

A small cask.

a tub of gin
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Tabnoun

A restaurant bill.

Tubnoun

Any of various historically designated quantities of goods to be sold by the tub (butter, oysters, etc).

Tabnoun

Credit account, e.g., in a shop or bar; slate

Put this round on my tab, will you, barman.

Tubnoun

(mining) A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft.

Tabnoun

(computing) A space character that extends to the next aligned column, traditionally used for tabulation.

Tubnoun

(obsolete) A sweating in a tub; a tub fast.

Tabnoun

cigarette.

Giv'is a tab man!

Tubnoun

(slang) A corpulent or obese person.

Tabnoun

A form of musical notation indicating fingering rather than the pitch of notes, commonly used for stringed instruments.

Tubverb

(transitive) To plant, set, or store in a tub.

to tub a plant

Tabnoun

(British slang) A student of Cambridge University.

Tubverb

(ambitransitive) To bathe in a tub.

Tabnoun

(colloquial) A tabloid newspaper.

Tubnoun

a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body

Tabverb

To affix with tabs; to label.

Tubnoun

a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids

Tabverb

(computing) To use the Tab key on a computer to advance the cursor or move the input focus, or on a typewriter to advance the carriage.

Tubnoun

the amount that a tub will hold;

a tub of water

Tabnoun

the bill in a restaurant;

he asked the waiter for the check

Tabnoun

sensationalist journalism

Tabnoun

the key on an electric typewriter that causes a tabulation

Tabnoun

a short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it;

pull the tab to open the canfiles with a red tab will be stored separatelythe collar has a tab with a button hole

Tabnoun

a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet