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notepad

[noht-pad] /ˈnoʊtˌpæd/
noun
1.
a pad of blank pages for writing notes.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; note + pad1
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Examples from the web for notepad
  • 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
n.

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.
(1998-01-05)

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