casual clothing that was originally intended for a particular activity, such as snowboarding or skiing
Wearable or Personal Computer: Which Came First?
The popularity of the Apple Watch has given the noun wearable some additional prominence. This leads to the question of which term came first: wearable or personal computer? As with so many such questions, there is no simple answer. Wearable has been used as a noun since the end of the 17th century (in a book from 1695, titled An Abstract of the Consultation and Debates …
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