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minifloppy

<storage> 5.25-inch vanilla floppy disks, as opposed to 3.5-inch or microfloppies and the now-obsolescent 8-inch variety.

At one time, this term was a trademark of Shugart Associates for their SA-400 minifloppy drive. Nobody paid any attention.

See stiffy.

(1996-05-03)

 


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