Definition of flash drive noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


flash drive

BrE BrE//ˈflæʃ draɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflæʃ draɪv//
(also USB drive, pen drive) (North American English also thumb drive) (computing) Computer hardware
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a small memory device that can be used to store data from a computer and to move it from one computer to another synonym memory stick Insert the flash drive into the USB port. The flash drive is compatible with all notebook PCs running Windows. See related entries: Computer hardware
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flash drive