electronic book


General Science

  • noun a book published in electronic form


  • A handheld device which is specially adapted for displaying electronic versions of books. Depending on the specific device, viewed books may be downloaded, or accessed from a disk.
  • A book whose content is in electronic form. Among the benefits of such a format is the ability to search for specific passages quickly and easily. Many e-books also include multimedia content. An electronic book may be accessed by means of a computer, such as a desktop or a handheld, or through an electronic book (1).
  • abbreviatione-book
  • abbreviationebook

Media Studies

  • noun a hand-held reading device for displaying electronic text such as a complete book, on a high-resolution screen.