Slang term used to describe a person who sends multiple e-mails of which the receiver has little or no real interest in reading. The term is derived from the phrase “being flooded with e-mail”.
- Floppy Disk
)A soft magnetic disk. It is called floppy because it flops if you wave it (at least, the 5��-inch variety does). Unlike most hard disks, floppy disks (often called floppies or diskettes) are portable, because you can remove them from a disk drive. Disk drives for floppy disks are called floppy drives. Floppy disks are […]
- floppy drive
Short for floppy disk drive (FDD), a disk drive that can read and write to floppy disks.
A type of disk drive technology that uses a combination of magnetic and optical techniques to achieve greater storage capacity than normal floppy disks without sacrificing access speeds.
In desktop publishing, to insert a body of text into a document such that it wraps (or flows) around any objects on the page.
- flow control
(1) In communications, the process of adjusting the flow of data from one device to another to ensure that the receiving device can handle all of the incoming data. This is particularly important where the sending device is capable of sending data much faster than the receiving device can receive it. There are many flow […]