- a portable computer, usually battery-powered, small enough to rest on the user's lap and having a screen that closes over the keyboard like a lid.Compare tablet(def 6).
Origin of laptop
Related Words for laptoplaptop, workstation, minicomputer, clone, brain, calculator, mini, CPU, PC, mac, mainframe, abacus, microcomputer, analog, computer, Macintosh, palmtop, digital, micro
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Contemporary Examples of laptop
The hard drive on a BBC laptop was erased and memory cards were wiped clean.Violent Assaults on Reporters in Russia Go Unpunished
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I have forgotten my laptop on a park bench numerous times, and each time someone brought it back to me.Vilified Bitcoin Tycoon After Losing $500 Million: My Life Is at Risk
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We can hang out with our friends from the comfort of our laptop.Porn Fights For Your Right to Surf: Pornhub, YouPorn, and Redtube Lead Charge For Net Neutrality
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I often sit on the floor and work cross-legged with my laptop.Lumo Lift Vibrates You Into Better Posture
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Rawashda is holding his laptop as he points out every nook and cranny of his studio apartment.Gay Palestinians In Israel: The 'Invisible Men'
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Historical Examples of laptop
I lay down on it and reached over to my bedstand to grab my laptop.
I kept on using my laptop, though I got a skin-crawly feeling when I used it.
Crash -- I'd always dreamt of killing a laptop with a hammer, and here I was doing it.
Rip off my laptop, smash it with hammers and soak it in sea-water.
She packed up her laptop and stepped out into the parking lot.Makers
- a personal computer that is small and light enough to be operated on the user's lapCompare palmtop computer