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diskette

[dih-sket]
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noun Computers.
  1. floppy disk.
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Origin of diskette

First recorded in 1970–75; disk + -ette
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British Dictionary definitions for diskette

diskette

noun
  1. computing another name for floppy disk
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Word Origin and History for diskette

n.

"floppy disk," 1973, from disk with diminutive suffix -ette.

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