Flexible or Floppy Disc Drive. A storage medium with a capacity of 1.44 megabytes (MB).
A low-cost, low-capacity (usually 1.4 megabytes) removable disk storage device. See floppy disk.
Differential Pressure principle Fluid Density Tool.
The interface which allows a floppy or tape drive to be connected to the motherboard.
Stores information on a portable diskette
FDD stands for floppy disk drive.
Also FD, this refers to the floppy disk drive. See also: HDD
Floppy Disk Drive - Sometimes used (incorrectly) to refer to the individual diskettes used in FDDs. These days diskettes are 3.5 inches in diameter and contain 1.44MB of data. In times past, these diskettes were 5.25 inches and even 8 inches in diameter. They are known as "floppies", as they are made from polyester covered with a magnetic oxide coating and hence are flexible, although they are encased in a fairly stiff, plastic case.
This commonly refers to a 3.5 inch disk drive that uses 1.44 MB 3.5 inch floppy disks. However, the term can be used to apply to any drive that uses floppy...
(Fixed Disk Drive, Floppy Disk Drive). The slot on the PC which accepts floppy disks, almost always referred to as "Drive A:" by the computer.
Floppy Disk Drive. The transportable media recorder/player fitted as standard on the original and current PCs. Less use is being made now of the good old floppy, since the introduction of other higher capacity media types, such as Zip disks, CDs and DVDs, but it is still essential for moving small files around and for loading rescue files in a crippled PC.
Floppy disk drive, the most common being a 1.44MB 3-1/2" drive like those used in today's PC computers.
See Floppy Disk Drive.
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Stands for Floppy Disk Drive. Traditionally refers to the A:\ drive or 1.44 MB (3.5") High Density Floppy format, but can also refer to older 720K (5.25") Floppy drives.
Floppy disk drive. Device that can read from and write on a floppy disk. 1.7, 7.6