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lap·top

 (lăp′tŏp′)
n.
A portable computer with a display screen hinged to a keyboard, small enough to use on one's lap.

laptop

(ˈlæpˌtɒp) or

laptop computer

n
(Computer Science) a personal computer that is small and light enough to be operated on the user's lap. Compare palmtop computer

lap•top

(ˈlæpˌtɒp)

n.
a portable, usu. battery-powered microcomputer small enough to rest on the lap.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laptop - a portable computer small enough to use in your laplaptop - a portable computer small enough to use in your lap
portable computer - a personal computer that can easily be carried by hand
Translations
laptoppřenosný počítač
bærbarlaptop
kannettava tietokone
laptopprijenosnik
laptop
ノートパソコンラップトップ
랩톱
laptopasnešiojamasis kompiuterisportatyvinis kompiuteris
portativais dators
laptopnotebook
laptop
notesnik
bärbar dator
คอมพิวเตอร์พกพา
diz üstü bilgisayardizüstü bilgisayarı
máy tính xách tay

laptop

[ˈlæptɒp] N (also laptop computer) → ordenador m or (LAm) computador(a) m/f portátil

laptop

[ˈlæptɒp] n (also laptop computer) → ordinateur m portable, portable m

laptop

(Comput)
nLaptop m
attrLaptop-; laptop PC/computerLaptop(-PC/Computer) m

laptop

[ˈlæpˌtɒp] n (also laptop computer) → laptop m inv

laptop

(ˈlaptop) noun
a portable computer.

laptop

كُمبِيوتَرٌ مَحْمُولٌ laptop bærbar Laptop φορητός υπολογιστής computadora portátil, ordenador portátil kannettava tietokone ordinateur portable laptop portatile ラップトップ 랩톱 laptop bærbar PC laptop computador portátil, laptop портативный компьютер bärbar dator คอมพิวเตอร์พกพา dizüstü bilgisayarı máy tính xách tay 笔记本电脑
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