[ net-boo k ]
/ ˈnɛtˌbʊk /

noun Computers.

a small, lightweight laptop computer used especially for Internet access and email.


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Origin of netbook

2005–10; (Inter)net + (note)book (in the sense of ‘small computer’) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for netbook

/ (ˈnɛtˌbʊk) /


a type of small laptop computer
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