notebook

noun
note·​book | \ ˈnōt-ˌbu̇k \

Definition of notebook

1 : a book for notes or memoranda
2 : laptop entry 2 especially : a particularly small or light laptop … have been selling smaller, lighter, cheaper and more powerful notebooks for two years. — Peter H. Lewis often used before another noun a notebook computer

Examples of notebook in a Sentence

Take out your notebook and write down some of your ideas. She kept a notebook for her poetry.

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Its functionality is unmatched: There’s room for your laptop, a wallet, a packed lunch, a notebook, an extra pair of shoes… and about a dozen other things. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "Ditch the Commuter Tote in Favor of These Chic, Functional Work Bags," 3 Feb. 2019 Either way, the XPS 15 is much less expensive than similarly brawny notebooks. Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, "The Ars Holiday Gift Guide 2018—good tech for the power user in your life," 4 Dec. 2018 It’s great news for anyone who wants a powerful notebook with long battery life and doesn’t have $3,000 to blow. Jennifer Jolly, USA TODAY, "I just cheated on my MacBook Pro with a cheaper alternative from Huawei," 21 June 2018 Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 series, including the ThinkPad X1 Carbon and ThinkPad X1 Yoga, are already among the top business notebooks in their class. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga slim down with 8th-gen Core chips for 2019," 7 Jan. 2019 Cash, moved by the song, wrote the lyrics down in his notebook. Allison Stewart, Washington Post, "At Folsom prison, Johnny Cash found his cause," 28 May 2018 When Thomas leaves, Payton writes in his notebook: Good. Jonathan Jones, SI.com, "24 Hours ... At the NFL Scouting Combine," 8 Mar. 2018 The complete inability to upgrade the device is hard to stomach in a notebook this expensive. Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, "The Ars Holiday Gift Guide 2018—good tech for the power user in your life," 4 Dec. 2018 The whole first act is a flurry of Spacek and Strathairn sketching out equations, manhandling notebooks, and shooting each other looks that say more than most dialogue usually does. Sean O'kane, The Verge, "LCD Soundsystem’s new music video is basically a Rian Johnson short film," 27 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of notebook

1568, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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notebook

noun

English Language Learners Definition of notebook

: a book with blank pages that is used for writing notes
: a small computer that is designed to be easily carried

notebook

noun
note·​book | \ ˈnōt-ˌbu̇k \

Kids Definition of notebook

: a book of blank pages for writing in

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