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bootable

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Pronunciation: /ˈbuːtəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of bootable in English:

adjective

(Of a disk) containing the software required to boot a computer.
Example sentences
  • Whether a tech makes house calls or has a shop, the tools of the trade should include a bootable disk, virus software, and diagnostic programs.
  • If it uses the FAT32 file format, any bootable floppy disk will do.
  • The second and simpler way was to use the command to create a bootable floppy disk carrying the ROM image and thus get the installation running.

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