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floppy diskette drive

floppy diskette drive
A computer hardware device to read and write data from removable soft, so-called floppy, diskettes.

Floppy diskette drives ultimately became obsolete with the arrival of more efficient media, such as the memory stick.

See Also: external drive, harddrive

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