noun \ˈklip-ˌbrd\

: a small board that has a clip at the top for holding papers

: a feature of a computer program that holds a copy of some data (such as words or a picture) and allows the user to move the data to another document or program

Full Definition of CLIPBOARD

:  a small writing board with a clip at the top for holding papers
:  a section of computer memory that temporarily stores data (as text or a graphics image) especially to facilitate its movement or duplication

Examples of CLIPBOARD

  1. Copy the sentence to the clipboard and paste it in a new document.

First Known Use of CLIPBOARD



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