Definition of thumb drive in English:

thumb drive

Syllabification: thumb drive


Another term for USB flash drive.
More example sentences
  • By the sliding of a switch on this minuscule thumb drive, the drive would offer write protection.
  • It is safer to allow access only to named individuals, identifiable by a digital or PKI certificate such as a USB thumb drive.
  • I use my USB thumb drive for file transfer because it's easier than a CD-R. It's not magically more or less dangerous than a CD-R.

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