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floppy disk

noun

Simple Definition of floppy disk

  • : a small, thin, square case with a flexible disk inside on which data for a computer can be stored

Full Definition of floppy disk

  1. :  a thin plastic disk coated with magnetic material on which data for a computer can be stored

1972

First Known Use of floppy disk

1972


FLOPPY DISK Defined for Kids

floppy disk

noun

Definition of floppy disk

  1. :  a small flexible plastic disk with a magnetic coating on which computer data can be stored





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