from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Compact enough to be used or operated while being held in the hand or hands.
  • noun A digital device, such as a computer, PDA, or cell phone, that is small enough to be held and operated in one hand.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of hand-held.
  • noun Alternative spelling of hand-held.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands


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