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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BUSINESS WIRE)--November 15, 1996-- TDK Electronics Corporation announced today that it has begun offering disk replication services at its microfloppy manufacturing facility in Irvine, California.
Dow also recently introduced Styron XL-8035 MFD high impact polystyrene resin, with high gloss, high heat resistance, and excellent abrasion resistance, to meet the needs of the microfloppy diskette industry.
Dow soon will commercialize "an easier processing" grade of Magnum ABS, developed for microfloppy applications, and a low-moisture, high-heat optical media material that exhibits lower levels of birefringence during molding.