Definitions for "Diskette drive"
A disk drive that reads from or writes on removable diskettes.
The diskette drive is where 3.5 inch diskettes are inserted letting you read or store relatively small amounts of data. Suffering the same fate as the floppy disk, the diskette drive is becoming obsolete with the CD and DVD drives which are able to store and record far more data than the diskette
A peripheral storage device that uses removable diskettes to store and retrieve data. Diskette drives are also called Floppy Drives, have the smallest capacity among storage media and are the slowest to operate. Diskette drives usually are used for backups and transporting files among PCs.