Definition of defragment
: to reorganize separated fragments of related data on (a computer disk) into a contiguous arrangement
defragmentationplay \-ˌfrag-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\ noun
Examples of defragment in a sentence
I defragmented my hard drive.
First Known Use of defragment
DEFRAGMENT Defined for English Language Learners
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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