Definition of netbook in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɛtbʊk/


A small laptop computer designed primarily for accessing Internet-based applications.
Example sentences
  • My overall impression of the move is derived from the recent discussions of the netbook.
  • Best of all, the company claims, the program will even be suitable for low-powered netbooks.
  • There is complete cacophony on what is a netbook versus a notebook.


Early 21st century: blend of Internet and notebook.

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