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notebook computer

a portable computer smaller than a laptop model, often approximately the size of a sheet of A4 paper
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notebook computer

[′nōt‚bük kəm‚pyüd·ər]
(computer science)
A portable computer typically weighing less than 6 pounds (3 kilograms) that has a flat-panel display and miniature hard disk drives, and is powered by rechargeable batteries. Also known as laptop computer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

notebook

A laptop computer that weighs roughly from four to seven pounds. The term originated when laptops were routinely more than 10 pounds, and lighter models were placed in a special "notebook" category. In practice, notebooks and laptops are synonymous. Portable computers that weigh less than four pounds may be called a "subnotebook" or "mini laptop." For features of a portable computer, see laptop. See subnotebook, netbook, MacBook and Ultrabook.
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