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    n. 1. In software, a misfeature that becomes understandable only in historical context, as a remnant of times past retained so as not to... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    microfloppies


    n. 3.5-inch floppies, as opposed to 5.25-inch vanilla or mini-floppies and the now-obsolete 8-inch variety. This term may be headed for obsolescence as 5.25-inchers pass out of use, only to be revived if anybody floats a sub-3-inch floppy standard. See stiffy, minifloppies.