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English definition of “handheld”

handheld

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌhændˈheld/ us  
B1 describes something that has been designed so that it can be held and used easily with one or two hands: a handheld computer/deviceComputer hardwareHaving in your hands

handheld

noun [C] uk   /ˈhændˌheld/ us  
a PDAComputer hardware
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