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flippy

<storage> /flip'ee/ A single-sided floppy disk altered for double-sided use by addition of a second write-notch, so called because it must be flipped over for the second side (the "flip side") to be accessible. Used in the Commodore 1541 and elsewhere. No longer common.

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(2000-03-07)

 


Nearby terms: FLIP Flip Chip Pin Grid Array flip-flop flippy FLIP-SPUR floating head floating-point
 

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