Entry from US English dictionary
nounComputing , trademark
A disk drive that stores data on high-capacity removable magnetic disks, often used for data backup.
- It's certainly faster than a Zip drive when it comes to copying files.
- I've been meaning to get it talking to my Windows machine for ages so I can finally dump the Zip drive I've been using to transfer files.
- If, in five years, you can't buy a Zip drive any longer, transfer your photos to newer media before it breaks down.
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Syllabification: Zip drive
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