Definition of bootable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͞odəb(ə)l/


(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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Syllabification: boot·a·ble

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