Netbook:a portable computer, smaller and lighter than a typical notebook, designed for operations performed via an Internet connection; see cloud computing

Below are instances where “Netbook” has been used in context.

“But one of the biggest lessons from the craze for “netbooks” — inexpensive little laptops designed mainly for browsing the Web — is that people were so excited about the small, easy-to-carry size that they didn’t miss having a CD or DVD drive.”
USA Today

“Like smartphones, netbooks are increasingly being used to access the Internet from outside the home.”
New York Times

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