Origin of clipboard
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Examples from the Web for clipboard
I had a clipboard with a yellow piece of paper on it and a pencil over my ear.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou
John Ed Bradley
April 27, 2014
Behind the gate is Gustavo, wearing a tuxedo and holding a clipboard.
I give him my name, and he flips through the paper on his clipboard.
He carried a clipboard for signature-gathering, featuring his Fifth Avenue address.Eliot Spitzer Mobbed by Press, Heckled at First Campaign Stop
July 9, 2013
Then, inevitably, comes a man with a clipboard telling me sorry, can't park there.Good Morning from Dallas
April 25, 2013
The pilot extracted a sheet from his clipboard and handed it to Mayne as he left.A Transmutation of Muddles
Horace Brown Fyfe
He picked up the clipboard again and studied the papers on it.The Happy Man
Gerald Wilburn Page
Then she remembered what she had come out to show him, and held out the clipboard.Naudsonce
H. Beam Piper
Were there any notes on there that you saw that had been made on this clipboard?
And do you recall that when he came to work he used a clipboard to put his orders on; is that correct?
- a portable writing board with a spring clip at the top for holding paper
- a temporary storage area in desktop publishing where text or graphics are held after the cut command or the copy command
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Word Origin and History for clipboard
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