Laptop - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlæptɑːp|  American pronunciation of the word laptop
Brit.  |ˈlaptɒp|  British pronunciation of the word laptop

noun

- a portable computer small enough to use in your lap

Examples

He uses a laptop for business when he travels.

Her new laptop has one megabyte of cache.

We now accept cell phones and laptop computers as commonplaces of everyday life.

Laptop computers could liberate workers from their desks.

...the new mini laptop has gotten a thumbs-up from industry pundits...

Users can dock a laptop to their desktop setup.

The battery can run a full-size laptop for 12 hours.

...as a result of an agent's colossal incaution, a laptop filled with top-secret intelligence was missing...

I want to upgrade the hard drive on my laptop.

Word forms

noun
singular: laptop
plural: laptops
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