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hand-held computer

[¦hand‚held kəm′pyüd·ər]
(computer science)
A small, battery-powered mobile computer for personal or business use. Also known as palmtop, personal digital assistant (PDA).
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Most hand-held computers weigh less than a pound and fit in a jacket pocket, if not a shirt pocket.
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Operator Nexus has become the first rail company in the country to use hand-held computers to tackle passengers who choose not to pay ( as inspectors can now check addresses, signatures and the previous record of fare cheats on the spot.
North Tyneside Council's neighbourhood wardens have been using hand-held computers to record street cleanliness.
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BREAST cancer patients are to be given hand-held computers in a pounds 98,000 pilot scheme to educate them about the disease.
Innovations such as hand-held computers provide officers with access to the right information when and where it is required.
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DataMyte, a manufacturer of portable industrial digital assistants, has selected Alcryn melt-processible rubber to help protect its latest generation of hand-held computers.
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NEW YORK - Hand-held computers, or personal communicators, are still not catching on.