defragment

verb de·frag·ment \ (ˌ)dē-ˈfrag-mənt \

Definition of defragment

: to reorganize separated fragments of related data on (a computer disk) into a contiguous arrangement

defragmentation

play \-ˌfrag-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\ noun

Examples of defragment in a Sentence

  1. I defragmented my hard drive.

First Known Use of defragment

1983

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DEFRAGMENT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of defragment for English Language Learners

  • computers : to use a special program to move data on (a computer disk) so that related information is stored together


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