Definition of clipboard in English:
1A small board with a spring clip at the top, used for holding papers and providing support for writing.
- Dr. Martin replied, straightening his tie and clipping a new set of papers into his clipboard.
- In the backstage area, just about everyone except the competitors has crowded around clipboards full of paper.
- There was a desk in the corner, holding a myriad of papers and clipboards, and a faded black arm chair stood in the middle of the room.
1.1 Computing A temporary storage area where material cut or copied from a file is kept for pasting into another file.
- Basically, the clipboard is a temporary storage area where you can save and retrieve data.
- This is an example of how the Windows clipboard can copy and paste text to another location.
- Right after the capture you can send the screenshot to the clipboard or to a file.
Definition of clipboard in:
- US English dictionary
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