floppy disk Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Definition of “floppy disk” - Learner’s Dictionary

floppy disk

noun [C]
( also floppy)
a small disk inside a flat, square piece of plastic used in the past for storing information from a computerComputer programming and software
Translations of “floppy disk”
in Russian гибкий диск…
in Turkish bilgisayar diski…
in Polish dyskietka…
(Definition of floppy disk from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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