- 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).