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noun clip·board \ˈklip-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of clipboard

  1. 1 :  a small writing board with a clip at the top for holding papers

  2. 2 :  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 in a sentence

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

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First Known Use of clipboard

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CLIPBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

clipboard

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noun clip·board \ˈklip-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of clipboard for English Language Learners

  • : 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


CLIPBOARD Defined for Kids

clipboard

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noun clip·board \ˈklip-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of clipboard for Students

  1. 1 :  a small board with a clip at the top for holding papers

  2. 2 :  a part of computer memory that is used to store data (as items to be copied to another file) temporarily


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