Definition of Diskette

1. Noun. 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"




Definition of Diskette

1. Noun. (computing) A small, flexible, magnetic disk for storage and retrieval of data. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Diskette

1. a floppy disk for a computer [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diskette

disk harrow
disk image
disk images
disk jockey
disk kidney
disk operating system
disk overhead
disk pack
disk sensitivity method
disk shape
disk space
disk syndrome
diskectomies
diskectomy
disked
diskette (current term)
diskettes
diskindness
diskindnesses
disking
diskitis
diskless
disklike
diskmag
diskmags
diskogram
diskography
diskoi
diskos
disks

Literary usage of Diskette

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1. Trends in the Health of Older Americans: U. S., 1994 by R. A. Cohen, J. F. Van Nostrand (1996)
"Directions for decompression and copying the tables to your hard disk will be provided with the diskette(s). The tables are available in the following ..."

2. Manual of Patent Examining Procedure edited by J. Michael Thesz (1997)
"A submitted diskette shall be readable on one of the computer/operating ... diskette - 3.50 inch, 720 Kb storage; diskette - 3.50 inch, 1.44 Mb storage; ..."

3. Information Market Guide: Commission of the European Communities by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... 1RS NA: Electric Welding Equipment LA: ENGL TY: factual; graphical ME: diskette ... and Technological Equipment LA: ENGL TY: reference ME: diskette IP: ..."

4. Executive Guide to Computer Viruses by Charles Ritstein (1992)
"An anti-viral diskette is something that every computer user should have near his or ... This will create a bootable diskette. Then, copy your anti-viral ..."

5. Defend Your Data!: Guide to Data Recovery by David J. Stang (1991)
"_i Use anti-static packaging (such as a diskette box) when storing or transporting disks, especially in high-static areas, climates, and seasons. ..."

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