- a portable electronic device used for reading books and other text materials that are in digital form.
Also called e-book reader [ee-boo k] /ˈiˌbʊk/.
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Examples from the Web for e-reader
With prices more or less in the single digits to low teens, the e-reader makes page counts a selling point for books.Are Books Becoming Too Long to Read?
May 22, 2012
By the time I finished in the fall of 2011, the advent of the e-reader had transformed the world of publishing.Why My Next E-Book Will Be About Iraq
May 19, 2012
And 28 percent of Americans own at least one device for e-reading, either a tablet or an e-reader.Pew E-book Survey: 20 Percent of U.S. Is Reading Electronically
April 5, 2012
If 2009 was the year of the e-reader, 2010 has been the year of the tablet PC.Reinventing the News Business
September 30, 2010
With them, you can wrap a laptop, an iPhone, an e-reader, or a video game console in a work like Disarray.eBay's Millionaire Artist
Graham T. Beck
August 21, 2010
These symbols may not be correctly displayed by some e-reader devices.The Snakes of Europe
G. A. Boulenger
Some of the forms used herein do not work well in some current e-reader applications.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
The e-reader cover image has been created for this project, and is placed in the public domain.A Practical Treatise on Gas-light
The cover image has been produced by the submitter for the e-reader editions of this e-text.
- a portable device that allows users to download and read texts in electronic form
C21: from e- 2 + reader
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