notepad

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note·​pad | \ ˈnōt-ˌpad How to pronounce notepad (audio) \

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I wrote down her number on my notepad. used a different notepad for each class's notes
Recent Examples on the Web In a list in a notepad, the police said, Mr. Amman wrote that his top life goals was to die a martyr. Benjamin Mueller, New York Times, "London Stabbing Prompts Questions on Policies for Terrorism Convictions," 3 Feb. 2020 Consider having a notepad handy and keeping track of imaginative scenarios. oregonlive, "Horoscope for March 30, 2020: Gemini; don’t get distracted; Libra, find someone to help," 30 Mar. 2020 Collins said that objection had to be in writing — so Lofgren wrote on a notepad at her desk, ripped it off and showed it to Collins. Dareh Gregorian, NBC News, "Angry Republicans, Democrats tangle in impeachment hearing," 9 Dec. 2019 But be sure to take out your notepads to analyze every moment and make your best guesses. Ew Staff, EW.com, "What to Watch this Weekend: J. Lo and Shakira (and also football) at Super Bowl LIV," 31 Jan. 2020 Senator Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent seeking the Democratic nomination for president, folded a piece of paper torn from his notepad. Emily Cochrane, New York Times, "A Challenge for the Trial: 100 Senators Who Love to Talk, Sitting in Silence," 21 Jan. 2020 New Tab Draft turns every Chrome new tab page into a notepad. David Nield, Popular Science, "Twelve ways to make your new browser tabs more exciting," 10 Feb. 2020 Some Republicans watched Nadler while senators in both parties wrote on notepads or looked through documents. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, "Impeachment managers warn senators of 'repetition' in third day of trial," 23 Jan. 2020 There’d be no more smiling into the phone, no more men jotting quotes on notepads, no more beaming on the local Fox News. Emi Nietfeld, Longreads, "Self Portrait as a Human Interest Story," 13 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of notepad

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Notepad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/notepad. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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notepad

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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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