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floppy disk

n.
A flexible plastic disk coated with magnetic material and covered by a protective jacket, used for storing data magnetically. Also called diskette.

floppy disk

n
(Computer Science) a flexible removable magnetic disk that stores information and can be used to store data for use in a microprocessor. Also called: diskette or flexible disk

flop′py disk′


n.
a thin plastic disk coated with magnetic material, for storing computer data and programs; diskette.
[1970–75]

flop·py disk

(flŏp′pē)
Computer Science
A flexible plastic disk coated with magnetic material and covered by a protective jacket, used for storing data.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.floppy disk - a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slitfloppy disk - a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer; "floppy disks are noted for their relatively slow speed and small capacity and low price"
magnetic disc, magnetic disk, disc, disk - (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
Translations
قُرْصٌ مَرِنلَيِّن، لَدِن
disketa
floppydiskdiskette
levyke
disketa
hajlékonylemez
diskettadisklingur
フロッピーディスク
플로피 디스크
disketa
diskett
แผ่นบันทึก
đĩa mềm

floppy disk

n (Comput) → Floppy Disk f, → Diskette f; floppy disk driveDiskettenlaufwerk nt

floppy disk

nfloppy disk m inv

flop

(flop) verbpast tense, past participle flopped
1. to fall or sit down suddenly and heavily. She flopped into an armchair.
2. to hang or swing about loosely. Her hair flopped over her face.
3. (of a theatrical production) to fail; to be unsuccessful. the play flopped.
noun
1. (a) flopping movement.
2. a failure. The show was a complete flop.
ˈfloppy adjective
tending to flop; flopping. a floppy hat.
ˌfloppy ˈdisk noun
a small computer disk for storing information.

floppy disk

قُرْصٌ مَرِن disketa floppydisk Diskette δισκέτα disquete levyke disquette disketa floppy disk フロッピーディスク 플로피 디스크 floppydisk diskett dyskietka disquete гибкий диск diskett แผ่นบันทึก disket đĩa mềm 软盘
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