Meaning of “floppy disk” in the English Dictionary

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"floppy disk" in American English

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floppy disknoun [ C ]

us /ˈflɑp·i ˈdɪsk/

a small soft piece of plastic that is protected by a hard cover and is used to store computer information

(Definition of “floppy disk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"floppy disk" in Business English

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floppy disknoun [ C ]

uk us also diskette, also floppy IT

a square piece of plastic with a disk inside, which can be used for storing a small amount of computer information. Floppy disks have been mainly replaced by CDs and flash drives.

(Definition of “floppy disk” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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