sleeping tablet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sleeping tablet a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
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Usage

In literature:

If you do not sleep well to-night, take one of these tablets.
"From the Housetops" by George Barr McCutcheon
I suggest we take a couple of sleeping tablets and turn in.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Pink sleeping-tablets I got to take yet to make me sleep.
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
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In news:

In one instance it's a soft cover for the Microsoft Surface RT tablet ($699.00 direct) touch screen, putting the Surface RT to sleep when closed and waking it back up when opened.
Retailers are awakening to the possibility that their sleep aids — typically merchandised near the floor level of a set synergistically near tablet pain relievers — may deserve a placement closer to eye level.
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