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[noht-pad] /ˈnoʊtˌpæd/
a pad of blank pages for writing notes.
Origin of notepad
1920-25; note + pad1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The game requires players to solve a series of puzzles by creating any object they can imagine using a notepad.
  • He pecks at the calculator to add the heating expenses, then taps a few more keys and scribbles a figure on his notepad.
  • It's not me with a notepad running around trying to get an interview.
Word Origin and History for notepad

1907, from note (n.) + pad (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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notepad in Technology

text, tool
The very basic text editor supplied with Microsoft Windows.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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