Tab"u*lar (?), a. [L. tabularis, fr. tabula a board, table. See Table.]

Having the form of, or pertaining to, a table (in any of the uses of the word).

Specifically: --

(a)

Having a flat surface; as, a tabular rock.

(b)

Formed into a succession of flakes; laminated.

Nodules . . . that are tabular and plated. Woodward.

(c)

Set in squares.

[R.]

(d)

Arranged in a schedule; as, tabular statistics.

(e)

Derived from, or computed by, the use of tables; as, tabular right ascension.

Tabular difference Math., the difference between two consecutive numbers in a table, sometimes printed in its proper place in the table. -- Tabular spar Min., wollastonite.

 

© Webster 1913.

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