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Kindle vs. Tablet

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Kindleverb

(transitive) To start (a fire) or light (a torch, a match, coals, etc.).

Tabletnoun

A slab of clay used for inscription.

Kindleverb

To arouse or inspire (a passion, etc).

‘He kindled an enthusiasm for the project in his fellow workers.’;

Tabletnoun

(religion) A short scripture written by the founders of the Bahá'í faith.

Kindleverb

To begin to grow or take hold.

Tabletnoun

A pill; a small, easily swallowed portion of a substance.

‘Many people take vitamin tablets as a food supplement.’;

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Kindleverb

To bring forth young; to give birth.

Tabletnoun

A block of several sheets of blank paper that are bound together at the top; pad of paper.

Kindlenoun

A group of kittens.

‘A kindle of kittens.’;

Tabletnoun

(computing) A graphics tablet.

Kindleadjective

(of an animal) pregnant

Tabletnoun

(computing) A tablet computer, a type of portable computer.

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Kindleverb

To bring forth young.

‘The poor beast had but lately kindled.’;

Tabletnoun

(Scotland) A confection made from sugar, condensed milk and butter, produced in flat slabs.

Kindleverb

To set on fire; to cause to burn with flame; to ignite; to cause to begin burning; to start; to light; as, to kindle a match, or shavings.

‘His breath kindleth coals.’;

Tabletnoun

(rail) A type of round token giving authority for a train to proceed over a single-track line.

Kindleverb

Fig.: To inflame, as the passions; to rouse; to provoke; to excite to action; to heat; to fire; to animate; to incite; as, to kindle anger or wrath; to kindle the flame of love, or love into a flame.

‘So is a contentious man to kindle strife.’; ‘Nothing remains but that I kindle the boy thither.’; ‘Kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam.’; ‘Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soft desire.’;

Tabletverb

(transitive) To form (a drug, etc.) into tablets.

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Kindleverb

To take fire; to begin to burn with flame; to start as a flame.

‘When thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.’;

Tabletnoun

A small table or flat surface.

Kindleverb

To begin to be excited; to grow warm or animated; to be roused or exasperated.

‘On all occasions where forbearance might be called for, the Briton kindles, and the Christian gives way.’;

Tabletnoun

A flat piece of any material on which to write, paint, draw, or engrave; also, such a piece containing an inscription or a picture.

Kindleverb

catch fire;

‘The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles’;

Tabletnoun

Hence, a small picture; a miniature.

Kindleverb

cause to start burning;

‘The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds’;

Tabletnoun

A kind of pocket memorandum book.

Kindleverb

call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses);

‘arouse pity’; ‘raise a smile’; ‘evoke sympathy’;

Tabletnoun

A flattish cake or piece; as, tablets of arsenic were formerly worn as a preservative against the plague.

Tabletnoun

A solid kind of electuary or confection, commonly made of dry ingredients with sugar, and usually formed into little flat squares; - called also lozenge, and troche, especially when of a round or rounded form.

Tabletnoun

a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription

Tabletnoun

a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge

Tabletnoun

a small flat compressed cake of some substance;

‘a tablet of soap’;

Tabletnoun

a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet

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