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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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 In each case, officers turn up in environmental suits and masks, sorting through the grisly discoveries, from pill bottles to notepads and photos left behind, hoping to piece together the lives of people like Unger who ended up in the parking lots. J.d. Gallop,, "Nearly half a dozen people have died in Walmart parking lots in Brevard County since 2015," 24 June 2018 In court, Winslow II wore a suit and glasses and scribbled on a notepad. Teri Figueroa,, "Accusers fail to identify Winslow II in court," 11 July 2018 But Panay insists that this new 2-in-1 device is not the offspring of anything else—not the Surface RT, not the Surface 3, and not the Surface Mini (which served as a kind of fever-dream notepad for Panay, but never shipped). Lauren Goode, WIRED, "Surface Go Is Microsoft’s Big Bet on a Tiny-Computer Future," 9 July 2018 Maria and Karla's daughters drew pictures on notepads and jumped around. Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press, "Separated at the border, asylum seeker pleads for son's return," 5 July 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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