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hand-held

  
     ( hand-helds    plural  ) , handheld          A hand-held device such as a camera or a computer is small and light enough to be used while you are holding it.      adj   usu ADJ n  
Saivonsac shot the entire film with a hand-held camera.     
      Hand-held is also a noun., n-count  
Users will be able to use their hand-helds to check their bank accounts.     
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hand-held, handhold, handle, hand

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
device that holds a book while reading it
n.
device combining the features of a smartphone and a tablet, with a size in the middle
[Bus.];[Comp.] like Samsung Galaxy Note
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
n.
Cybercrime is criminal action of commission or omission with intent to harm targeting humans or machines using any telecommunication device via internet online or offline
[Leg.];[Tech.] cybercrime means hacking, bullying, identity theft
o.
The electronic contents generated by electronic device or system in form of electronic form or as printed output excluding the computer system files are called e-documents
[Tech.];[Leg.] electronic contents
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
o.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically for good and services via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
n.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
n.
computation device whose processing power is derived from the application of quantum physics phenomena
[Tech.]
n.
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
[Tech.]
n.
a person who accesses the Internet from multiple devices (computer, tablet, mobile phone...)

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