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clip·board

 (klĭp′bôrd′)
n.
1. A small writing board with a spring clip at the top for holding papers or a writing pad.
2. Computers A file or an area in memory where cut or copied text and graphics can be temporarily stored before being moved to another location.

clipboard

(ˈklɪpˌbɔːd)
n
1. a portable writing board with a spring clip at the top for holding paper
2. (Computer Science) a temporary storage area in desktop publishing where text or graphics are held after the cut command or the copy command

clip•board

(ˈklɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
a small board serving as a portable writing surface, with a clip at the top for holding papers.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clipboard - a small writing board with a clip at the top for holding papersclipboard - a small writing board with a clip at the top for holding papers
writing board - work surface consisting of a wide lightweight board that can be placed across the lap and used for writing
Translations
planchette à pincepresse-papiers

clipboard

[ˈklɪpˌbɔːd] Ntablilla f con sujetapapeles, carpeta f sujetapapeles

clipboard

[ˈklɪpbɔːrd] n
(= board) → écritoire m à pince
(COMPUTING)bloc-notes mclip-clop [ˈklɪpˈklɒp] n
the clip-clop of hooves → le clic-clac de sabotsclip-on [ˈklɪpɒn] adjà clip

clipboard

[ˈklɪpˌbɔːd] nfermabloc m inv
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