from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flexible plastic disk coated with magnetic material and covered by a protective jacket, used primarily by computers to store data magnetically. Also called diskette.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A removable disk used for storing digital data, measuring between 2 and 8 inches diagonally and storing between 80 KB and 240 MB.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer
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