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iPod

[ ahy-pod ]

Digital Technology, Trademark.
  1. a brand of portable digital media player:

    These instructions tell you how to download or transfer songs to your iPod.



iPod

/ ˈaɪˌpɒd /

noun

  1. a small portable digital audio player capable of storing thousands of tracks downloaded from the internet or transferred from a CD


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Derived Forms

  • ˈiˌPodder, noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of iPod1

Coined in 2000 by an unknown person as the name of a type of internet kiosk; independently coined in 2001 by Vincent (Vinnie) Chieco, U.S. freelance copywriter, as the name of the digital media player; i(Mac), the name of a computer model + pod 1( def )

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Example Sentences

There are even electronics like iPhone and iPod docking stations and an assortment of pricey pens intended for the pontiff.

There was no easy, legal way for people to buy and manage digital copies of music that would run on the iPod.

Like those first light bulbs, the iPod was slow to develop as a business.

But with the iPod, Apple rolled out a cool, small, light device that would allow music to be stored and toted in a digital form.

By 2003 or so, I finally had the resources to buy a laptop and an iPod.

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