Definition of Floppy disk

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 Floppy disk

1. Noun. (computer hardware) A removable disk used for storing digital data, measuring between 2 and 8 inches diagonally and storing between 80 KB and 240 MB. ¹

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Literary usage of Floppy disk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Computers, Peripherals, and Computer Components: Industry and Trade Summary by Julie Throne (1994)
"floppy disk drives save data to media (floppy disks) that can be removed from the computer. CD-ROM (compact-disk read only memory) ..."

2. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"However, the product was not successful due to the use of an older processor, problems with the LCD display and the early use of 3.5 inch floppy disk drives ..."

3. Microcomputer Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"floppy disk Labels Label all floppy disks to indicate the type and sensitivity of data on the disk. A floppy must be considered to assume the sensitivity ..."

4. Advisory Memorandum on Office Automation Security Guideline (1993)
"A previously Unclassified floppy disk placed in the system's floppy disk drive ... If a TOP SECRET floppy disk is placed in the floppy disk drive, however, ..."

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