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notebook

[noht-boo k] /ˈnoʊtˌbʊk/
noun
1.
a book of or for notes.
2.
a book or binder of blank, often ruled, pages for recording notes, especially one used by students in class.
3.
a book in which promissory notes are entered, registered, recorded, etc.
4.
a small, lightweight laptop computer.
Origin of notebook
1570-1580
1570-80; note + book
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  • He turned the room upside down, but there was no sign of the notebook or papers from it.

    Police Your Planet Lester del Rey
  • Morely nodded shortly and took his notebook from his pocket.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • A sergeant followed him with a notebook and pencil, and two men with lanterns.

    The Adventures of Harry Revel Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • He put his notebook in his pocket and backed his car out of the alley.

    The Ambulance Made Two Trips William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • Holmes scribbled a receipt upon a sheet of his notebook, and handed it to him.

British Dictionary definitions for notebook

notebook

/ˈnəʊtˌbʊk/
noun
1.
a book for recording notes or memoranda
2.
a book for registering promissory notes
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Word Origin and History for notebook
n.

1570s, from note + book (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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notebook in Technology


1. laptop computer.
2. Labtech Notebook.
(1998-01-05)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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