diskette diskette  /dɪs ˈkɛt/


  • (n) a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer



  1. Even after this amazing week, Jobs insists he will pass the diskette to a new generation and then stand aside to let it run the program.
  2. Each participating institution is sent an instruction manual and a diskette containing dozens of questions.
  3. In his Chevy van, agents also found a computer diskette that contained a document summarizing seven secret reports from the debriefing of business people who had visited Russia.


  • First of the Floppy Disc: Almond School

    I wrote first by hand and then with a manual typewriter. Starting about 1990, I moved “up” to a Tandy writing machine generated by an IBM “Writing Assistant” program diskette that stored information on floppy discs. No hard drive.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Smoky Mountain News


  1. On the other wrong positions, Norman writes, "I try backward. The diskette goes in only part of the way. Small protrusions, indentations, and cutouts prevent the diskette from being inserted backward or upside down: Of the eight ways one might try...
    on Apr 27, 2010 By: Don Norman Source: FierceCIO

  2. "I am going to suggest to open the manually delivered election materials which would include, I suppose, the CoCs, the statement of votes and the diskette used to send the electronically transmitted CoCs. I would open the hard copy of the CoCs...
    on May 19, 2010 By: Juan Ponce Enrile Source: Inquirer.net

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