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English definition of “clipboard”

clipboard

noun uk   /ˈklɪp.bɔːd/ us    /-bɔːrd/

clipboard noun (WRITING SURFACE)

[C] a board with a clip at the top that holds sheets of paper in position and provides a surface for writing on: A woman with a clipboard stopped us in the street to ask us some questions.

clipboard noun (COMPUTING)

[C usually singular] an area for storing information temporarily in a computer when you are moving it from one position or document to another: You draw the shape somewhere on your worksheet, click on it and copy it to the clipboard.
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