personal digital assistant


personal digital assistant
noun
a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.
Derivationally related forms: ↑organize (for: ↑organizer)
Hypernyms: ↑electronic device

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noun
: a small hand-held device equipped with a microprocessor that is used especially for organization and communication — abbreviation PDA

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a hand-held computer, often pen-based, that provides esp. organizational software, as an appointment calendar, and communications hardware, as a fax modem.
Abbr.: PDA.

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personal digital assistant noun
A hand-held computer containing a personal information manager (abbrev PDA)
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Main Entry:personal

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personal digital assistant UK US noun [countable] [singular personal digital assistant plural personal digital assistants] computing
a pda
Thesaurus: types of computerhypernym computer programs and systemshyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ -tants [count]
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pda

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ˌpersonal ˌdigital asˈsistant 7 [personal digital assistant] noun
= PDA

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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