subnotebook

noun

sub·​note·​book ˈsəb-ˈnōt-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce subnotebook (audio)
: a portable microcomputer similar to but smaller and lighter than a notebook computer

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Dubbed the VAIO Lifestyle PC, the subnotebook weighs 1.4 pounds and is small enough to fit in a jacket pocket. Brian X. Chen, WIRED, 7 Jan. 2009

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Word History

First Known Use

1990, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of subnotebook was in 1990

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“Subnotebook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subnotebook. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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subnotebook

noun

sub·​note·​book ˈsəb-ˈnōt-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce subnotebook (audio)
: a portable computer similar to but smaller and lighter than a notebook computer
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