de·​frag·​ment·​er (ˌ)dē-ˈfrag-ˌmen-tər How to pronounce defragmenter (audio)
: software that defragments a computer disk

Examples of defragmenter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That includes using the disk defragmenter, freeing up extra drive space, setting what apps launch at startup, and more. PCMAG, 21 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1986, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of defragmenter was in 1986

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“Defragmenter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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