note·​pad | \ˈnōt-ˌpad \

Definition of notepad 

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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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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 Thus for three decades, the future BCS computer pollster was something more like a notepad pollster. Joan Niesen,, "The Computer Poll Uprising: Creators of the BCS's Most Controversial Component Look Back," 11 July 2018 But unlike me, holding a notepad with one hand and clutching my stomach with the other, Crenn, a two-star Michelin chef, is sitting stretched out like a starfish, wearing joggers and a burgundy puffer vest. Marissa Miller, Vogue, "How to Spend a Day in San Francisco, According to Chef Dominique Crenn," 17 June 2018 Microsoft has previously developed a notepad-like Surface device that was weeks away from release as the Surface Mini before being canceled. Tom Warren, The Verge, "Microsoft details secret ‘pocketable’ Surface device in leaked email," 29 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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