<computer> (Commonly just "laptop") A portable personal computer of a size suitable to rest comfortably on one's legs.
A laptop is smaller than a "luggable" (portable, but not comfortably) but bigger than a "palmtop" (easily carried in one hand or a shirt pocket).
Toshiba were one of the first companies to produce laptops, in about 1989.
Difference from "notebook"?]
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