floppy disk

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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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BladeStore leverages ATA disk technology for data storage and the eight-terabyte capacity B150 disk array is used as a high-density disk array alternative to DVD.
The high-density disk should be labeled with the first author's name and the software used.
The alliance aimed for a double-sided, high-density disk that could carry 135 min of video.
Broadcast News 2.0 requires an IBM 386 PC-compatible with at least 2M of memory and 5M of available hard drive, a high-density disk drive (5-1/4" or 3-1/2"), 520K of free conventional memory, a VGA color monitor, running on DOS 5.0 or Windows, a CD-ROM drive and a printer if desired for printing transcripts.

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