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 for Tabular difference
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tabular \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: 
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     (a) Having a flat surface; as, a tabular rock.
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     (b) Formed into a succession of flakes; laminated.
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               Nodules . . . that are tabular and plated.
                                                    --Woodward.
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     (c) Set in squares. [R.]
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     (d) Arranged in a schedule; as, tabular statistics.
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     (e) Derived from, or computed by, the use of tables; as,
         tabular right ascension.
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     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.
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