note·​pad | \ ˈnōt-ˌpad \

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pad, tablet

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Examples of notepad in a Sentence

I wrote down her number on my notepad. used a different notepad for each class's notes

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Each page is lined, but not with the typical notepad style. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "My Favorite Little Notebook Costs $4 And Just Might Change Your Life," 22 Nov. 2018 Consider bringing a pen and notepad or electronic device with you. Catherine Denial, Teen Vogue, "How to Build Relationships with Teachers: Advice from College Professors," 11 Oct. 2018 In particular, the pens, paper clips and notepads at the office! Mandy Major, Woman's Day, "Cool, Small Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Office," 20 Apr. 2011 The employee suspected guests, as the notes were written on hotel notepads. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A Brookfield employee thought a prostitute was soliciting clients at their hotel. It was just a bad joke.," 10 July 2018 Grab a notepad and write out a list of solvable problems and possible solutions. Susan Moskop,, "Facebook stalking and phone spying: When self-sabotage becomes a quiet addiction," 22 May 2018 Microsoft is clearly listening to Windows 10 users who use notepad for development, logs, or simple text manipulation. Tom Warren, The Verge, "Microsoft is updating the Windows Notepad app for the first time in years," 12 July 2018 Leaning against the tailgate, and with a reporter’s notepad in his back pocket, Cook was typing updates on his cellphone. Tim Prudente,, "'I don't know what else to do': Grieving Capital Gazette journalists cover the massacre of their own newsroom," 29 June 2018 Microsoft is currently developing clever modes for clever hardware with Windows 10, and the company is widely expected to unveil a special Surface notepad-like device soon. Tom Warren, The Verge, "Windows 10’s Mail app will finally let you write emails with a stylus," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of notepad

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of notepad was in 1922

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English Language Learners Definition of notepad

: sheets of paper that are attached at one end and used for writing notes

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to deny responsibility for

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