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tab·u·lar / ˈtabyələr/ • adj. 1. (of data) consisting of or presented in columns or tables: a tabular presentation of running costs.2. broad and flat like the top of a table: a huge tabular iceberg. ∎  (of a crystal) relatively broad and thin, with two well-developed parallel faces.DERIVATIVES: tab·u·lar·ly adv.

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tabular of the form of a tablet or slab XVII; pert to a schematic table XVIII. — L. tabulāris, f. tabula TABLE; see -AR.
So tabulate XVII. f. pp. stem of late L. tabulāre; see -ATE3.

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tabular Applied to the form of a mineral when it occurs in broad, flat, often rectangular surfaces resembling the top of a table. The form may be due to the presence of a prominent cleavage direction, as in barite.