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"floppy" in British English

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floppyadjective

uk   /ˈflɒp.i/  us   /ˈflɑː.pi/

floppynoun [C]

uk   /ˈflɒp.i/  us   /ˈflɑː.pi/ (also floppy disk)
a ​diskette (= a ​flat, ​circulardevice, usually inside a ​squarecontainer, that has a magneticcovering and is used for ​storingcomputerinformation)
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(Definition of floppy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"floppy" in American English

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floppyadjective

 us   /ˈflɑp·i/
soft and ​easilybent; not ​able to ​maintain a ​firmshape or ​position: a floppy ​hat a ​dog with ​big, floppy ​ears
(Definition of floppy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"floppy" in Business English

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floppynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈflɒpi/ (plural floppies)
→  floppy disk
(Definition of floppy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “floppy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 松软的, 耷拉的…
in Turkish sarkık, gevşek…
in Russian обвисший…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鬆軟的, 耷拉的…
in Polish miękki, luźno opadający…
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