Definition of defragment verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

defragment

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdiːfræɡˈment//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːfræɡˈment//
 
(informal defrag
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈfræɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈfræɡ//
 
)
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they defragment
BrE BrE//ˌdiːfræɡˈment//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːfræɡˈment//
 
he / she / it defragments
BrE BrE//ˌdiːfræɡˈments//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːfræɡˈments//
 
past simple defragmented
BrE BrE//ˌdiːfræɡˈmentɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːfræɡˈmentɪd//
 
past participle defragmented
BrE BrE//ˌdiːfræɡˈmentɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːfræɡˈmentɪd//
 
-ing form defragmenting
BrE BrE//ˌdiːfræɡˈmentɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːfræɡˈmentɪŋ//
 
 
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defragment something (computing) to organize the files on a computer so that information relating to each file is stored in the same area, so the computer works faster
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: defragment