defragment

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

Definition of defragment 

transitive verb

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

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Other Words from defragment

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

Examples of defragment in a Sentence

I defragmented my hard drive.

First Known Use of defragment

1983, in the meaning defined above

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defragment

verb

English Language Learners Definition of defragment

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

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