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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
laptoplap‧top /ˈlæptɒp $ -tɑːp/ ●●● S2 W2 (also laptop computer) noun [countable]  laptop_computer.jpg TDa small computer that you can carry with youdesktop
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laptopHis main means of communicating with the rest of the world is a laptop computer with a speech synthesiser.Apparently it's OEMing somebody's Mbus machine and are talking about a portable that's not a laptop.Talk to anyone who lifts briefcases and laptops from cars in parking lots.GRiD also holds the Patent on the idea of a fold-up screen which is part of every laptop, or notebook computer.Her computer breaks down on deadline; amiably, he offers the loan of his laptop.This would include a new laptop due out before Christmas and priced around $ 2,500.Her boss's laptop got stolen from her car.Think laptops, stereo equipment and climbing gear.
From Longman Business Dictionarylaptoplap‧top /ˈlæptɒp-tɑːp/ (also laptop computer) noun [countable]COMPUTINGTRAVEL a small computer that you can carry with you and use when you are travellingAs the technology becomes cheaper, we see lower prices for laptops. see also notebook, palmtop
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