writing pad

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n writing pad a pad of paper on which messages can be written
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

With the closed book as a writing-pad, he addressed the envelope.
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon" by Sax Rohmer
If I were writing a shilling volume, I should put them in by way of padding.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, February 1, 1890" by Various
He had taken out his cheque-book and slapped it down upon the writing-pad.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
Down at the station Corrigan was leaning on a rough wooden counter, writing on a yellow paper pad.
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
And Joseph spoke without looking up from his writing-pad, and as if he knew that his partner was regarding him.
"The Chestermarke Instinct" by J. S. Fletcher
Isobel pointed downwards to my writing-pad.
"The Master Mummer" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Finally he arose and drew from the table a writing-pad.
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
He moved uneasily in his padded writing-chair, then reached over and placed a box of cigarettes before me.
"Hushed Up" by William Le Queux
Munson grabs up a pad and writes somethin' on it.
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
He thought for a moment, then drew a pad abruptly to him and began writing.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
The map of Europe looked down peevishly on the heap of writing-pads.
"Walter Pieterse" by Multatuli
Always tear the top blank off the pad and lay it on the desk before you write on it.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston
Occasionally, he would write something on a pad, and then lean back to pull at his silky chops.
"Captain Pott's Minister" by Francis L. Cooper
Writing materials were laid close at hand on a leather blotting-pad.
"Shadows of Flames" by Amelie Rives
Careful and painstaking in the writing of letters to editors and friends, Mr. Saltus invariably wrote to me on a yellow copy pad and in pencil.
"Edgar Saltus: The Man" by Marie Saltus
Now get your writing-pad.
"A Knight on Wheels" by Ian Hay
The writing-table had little on it save a great blotting-pad and an inkstand.
"When It Was Dark" by Guy Thorne
However, when Mr. Sanderson brought the writing pad and pencil she accepted them with mollified mien.
"Mariposilla" by Mary Stewart Daggett
The glasses were, as Mrs Anson had said, lying beside the blotting-pad upon a small rosewood writing-table.
"The Wiles of the Wicked" by William Le Queux
Times without number, old Sam, sitting in his padded writing-chair in Park Lane, had commended him for his business acumen and foresight.
"The Pauper of Park Lane" by William Le Queux
***

In news:

I met a woman today who was (rightfully) suspicious when she saw me in the 7th Ward, digging under a house, snapping pictures and writing in my legal pad.
It makes me want to take to the keyboard or to pen and pad and write with such feverish delight that hours will pass with but a moment's notice.
These practical and attractive writing pad folders include a pen holder and inside flap APA logo is included on the cover.
These practical and attractive writing pad folders include a pen holder and inside flap and feature the APA logo on the cover.
Includes 20 pages 8-1/2" x 11" writing pad, metal clip to hold paper, elastic pen loop, inside flap pocket and ID holder.
Not only is RaeLynn crashing at the country couple's pad in Los Angeles, she and Lambert have been writing songs together.
Writing Pad is Marilyn Friedman's answer for the hungry scribe.
***

In science:

Although of minor importance here, padding to 16-byte boundaries can greatly improve performance of memory-bound kernels on x86 architectures due to the possible use of non-temporal stores that bypass the cache on a write miss.
Data access optimizations for highly threaded multi-core CPUs with multiple memory controllers
***