Definitions

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

  • noun A book of blank pages for notes.
  • noun A light, portable computer that is generally thinner than a laptop.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A book in which notes of hand are registered; a bill-book.
  • noun A book in which notes or memoranda are or may be entered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A book in which notes or memorandums are written.
  • noun A book in which notes of hand are registered.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A book in which notes or memoranda are written.
  • noun computing notebook computer, a class of laptop computer.

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

  • noun a small compact portable computer
  • noun a book with blank pages for recording notes or memoranda

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

note +‎ book

Examples

  • This extra heat is actually the reason why a lot of manufacturers push the term notebook over laptop - having two massively complex chips running all the time means that the form factor is not ideal to use on one's lap.

    PC Authority

  • This extra heat is actually the reason why a lot of manufacturers push the term notebook over laptop - having two massively complex chips running all the time means that the form factor is not ideal to use on one's lap.

    PC Authority

  • This extra heat is actually the reason why a lot of manufacturers push the term notebook over laptop - having two massively complex chips running all the time means that the form factor is not ideal to use on one's lap.

    PC Authority

  • Keeping the notebook is also (I think) spurring me to work more efficiently (I must have some progress to report each time!).

    The part-time post-doc

  • Keeping the notebook is also (I think) spurring me to work more efficiently (I must have some progress to report each time!).

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • This notebook is the last DELL purchase I will ever choose to make or recommend to anyone who is even considering buying any DELL item.

    Dear Mr. Dell « BuzzMachine

  • Presumably, this notebook is the one referred to by the Williamses and the Shelley circle as the "Indian Journal."

    Introduction

  • His portfolio site has a blog section (which he refers to as his notebook) that publishes content that you should definely read.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • "The great thing about a pen and paper notebook is that the battery life is awesome ... but the search functionality sucks."

    Five Best Journaling Tools | Lifehacker Australia

  • Only when the notebook is folded this way, does a subway map clearly appear.

    Hidden Book-Edge Map Maintains Your Cred | Lifehacker Australia

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