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diskette

Syllabification: disk·ette
Pronunciation: /disˈket
 
/

Definition of diskette in English:

noun

Another term for floppy disk.
Example sentences
  • The first disk drives used 8’ floppy diskettes with a storage capacity of less than 100 kilobytes.
  • About 1,500 police officers searched more than 500 homes throughout Germany this week, seizing computers, videotapes, compact discs and diskettes, the officials said.
  • If you have a diskette in the floppy drive, the eject button extends rather far, preventing you from storing a disk in the drive while the computer is in its carrying case.

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