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"clipboard" in British English

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clipboardnoun

uk   /ˈklɪp.bɔːd/  us   /ˈklɪp.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.
(Definition of clipboard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clipboard" in American English

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clipboardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈklɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
a board with a piece of metal at the top that holds sheets of paper in position and provides a surface for writing on
(Definition of clipboard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"clipboard" in Business English

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clipboardnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈklɪpbɔːd/
a board with a clip at the top which holds sheets of paper in place, and which provides a surface for writing on: She was approached by a market researcher with a clipboard.
IT 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.
(Definition of clipboard from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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