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floppy disk

a data storage device in which data is stored on a vinyl disk which is inserted in a COMPUTER'S disk drive to enable the computer to ‘read’ the information contained on it or to ‘write’ information onto it.
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90-mm) flexible disk cartridges to be used for information interchange among information processing systems, communication systems, and associated equipment utilizing a standard code for information interchange as agreed upon by the interchange parties.
Placing the lightweight flexible disk in the drive reduces forces on the spindle and allows for fast spin-up time.
In addition, Turbolinux 7 Server supports the Logical Volume Manager (LVM), which provides flexible disk volume management.
Caleb Technology, a leading supplier of high-capacity, high-reliability flexible disk drives and media, today announced that the company has appointed JPR Communications as its public relations counsel and The Benedict Group as its advertising agency.

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