hand-held computer

   A portable computer that is small enough to be held in one hand, such as the enormously popular PalmPilot from 3Com Corporation.

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  • hand-held computer — noun a portable battery powered computer small enough to be carried in your pocket • Syn: ↑hand held microcomputer • Hypernyms: ↑portable computer …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand-held — [hand′held′] adj. small enough to be held in the hand while being used or operated [a hand held computer]: also written handheld …   English World dictionary

  • hand-held microcomputer — noun a portable battery powered computer small enough to be carried in your pocket • Syn: ↑hand held computer • Hypernyms: ↑portable computer …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand-held — UK [ˈhænd ˌheld] / US [ˈhændˌheld] adjective small enough to hold in your hands a hand held computer …   English dictionary

  • hand-held — [ˈhænd ˌheld] adj small enough to hold in your hands a hand held computer[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • hand-held — adjective small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands a hand held computer • Syn: ↑handheld • Participle of verb: ↑hold (for: ↑handheld), ↑hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hand Held Products — is the world s largest manufacturer of linear and 2D handheld barcode scanners based on imaging technology. Its product range includes rugged mobile computers, image kiosks, and barcode verification devices. Its range of data collection and… …   Wikipedia

  • hand-held — also handheld ADJ: usu ADJ n A hand held device such as a camera or a computer is small and light enough to be used while you are holding it. Saivonsac shot the entire film with a hand held camera. ...a hand held electric mixer …   English dictionary

  • hand-held — adj. Hand held is used with these nouns: ↑calculator, ↑camera, ↑cellphone, ↑computer, ↑device, ↑mirror, ↑mobile phone, ↑radio, ↑receiver …   Collocations dictionary

  • hand-held — adjective designed to be held in the hand. noun a small computer that can be used in the hand …   English new terms dictionary

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