sub·​note·​book | \ ˈsəb-ˈnōt-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce subnotebook (audio) \

Definition of subnotebook

: a portable microcomputer similar to but smaller and lighter than a notebook computer

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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, "Sony Launches ‘World’s Lightest’ 8-Inch Notebook (Not a Netbook)," 7 Jan. 2009

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1990, in the meaning defined above

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