diskette

[ US /dɪˈskɛt/ ]
[ UK /dɪskˈɛt/ ]
NOUN
  1. a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer
    floppy disks are noted for their relatively slow speed and small capacity and low price
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How To Use diskette In A Sentence

  • She broke open the diskette sleeve and took out the internal disk and dried it off thoroughly with a towelette.
  • With the appropriate tools, you can create diskettes that have 80 sectors and 24 tracks per sector, giving 1,920KB per floppy.
  • Modern motherboard chipsets will boot from a CD-ROM more easily than a floppy diskette.
  • The diskette service offers staff the possibility of browsing, searching, and running automated searches based on stored personal-interest profiles.
  • If you are not happy with the distribution, just pop the diskette out, throw it away (or reformat it) and reboot your PC.
  • INsert boot diskette in drive A : Press spacebar when ready.
  • CD-ROMs, diskettes, and network-based delivery to terminals and workstations have been available for at least 20 years.
  • These floppy diskettes while a blessing relative to earlier technology had limited storage capacity and were easily scratched causing them to lose information that may have taken days to retype.
  • Your sole and exclusive remedy in the event of a defect is expressly limited to replacement of the diskette as provided above.
  • On the downside, MS-DOS is now so well hidden that it's a bit of an uphill task to create a boot diskette for tasks such as BIOS updating.
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