palm·​top | \ ˈpä(l)m-ˌtäp How to pronounce palmtop (audio) , ˈpȯ(l)m- \

Definition of palmtop

: a small portable computer easily held in the palm of the hand

Examples of palmtop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But, if size and portability are your main concern, this inexpensive palmtop projector is the best option available. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 28 Apr. 2022

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First Known Use of palmtop

1987, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for palmtop

palm entry 2 + laptop

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“Palmtop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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