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floptical


floptical


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  floptical 
 
    (From  "floppy  disk"  and  "optical")  A 
  {floppy  disk}  which  uses  an  optical  tracking  mechanism  to 
  improve  the  positioning  accuracy  of  an  ordinary  magnetic  head, 
  thereby  allowing  more  tracks  and  greater  density. 
 
  {Storage  media  FAQ 
  (http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/arch-storage/part1/faq.html)}. 
 
  (1995-03-15)