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A laptop computer or notebook computer, also known as a laptop or notebook for short, is a small, portable personal computer. Laptops typically have a clamshell form factor with a flat panel screen on the inside of the upper lid and an alphanumeric keyboard and pointing device on the inside of the lower lid, although 2-in-1 PCs with a detachable keyboard are often marketed as laptops or as having a "laptop mode".
- notebook computer:
n (computing) A class of laptop computer that is around the size of a spiral-bound notebook with A4 or letter-sized pages.