flash drive

flash drive

noun Computers.
a very small, portable, solid-state hard drive that can be inserted into a USB port for storage and retrieval of data.
Also, flashdrive.
Also called flash memory drive, jump drive, pen drive, thumb drive, USB drive.
Compare memory card.
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flash drive
 
n
key drive pen drive thumb drive See also USB drive a pocket-sized portable computer hard drive and data storage device

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flash drive definition

storage
Any of various kinds of device using sold-state memory ("flash memory") with an interface like a hard disk drive, often a USB interface.
(2009-07-28)
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