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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life, Computers
clipboardclip‧board /ˈklɪpbɔːd $ -bɔːrd/ noun [countable]  1 Da small flat board with a clip on top that holds paper so that you can write on it2 a part of a computer’s memory that stores information when you are moving it from one document to another
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clipboardBut now the sergeant had a clipboard, and he needed information for it.The court was packed throughout the day-long hearing, and Sonia Sutcliffe sat alongside her solicitor carefully taking notes on a clipboard.Paperwork spreads over every desk and countertop, covers every clipboard, fills dozens of manila folders.Jody looks at the stats on her clipboard.They were handing people copies of a petition on clipboards, and the people were laughing and signing them.A few years down the road and along come the fitness men with their clipboards and stop-watches.
From Longman Business Dictionaryclipboardclip‧board /ˈklɪpbɔːd-bɔːrd/ noun [countable]1a small flat board with a piece of metal or plastic on top for holding pieces of paper so that you can write on them2COMPUTING a part of a computer memory that stores sections of text while you move them from one part of a document to another, or to another document
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