bootable

bootable
bootable boot‧a‧ble [ˈbuːtəbl] adjective
1. if a computer is bootable, it will start so that it is ready to be used
2. a bootable disk has programs on it which will make your computer start and be ready to be used

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bootable UK US /ˈbuːtəbl/ adjective
IT containing the information necessary to start a computer: »

The software creates a bootable copy of your hard drive.

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Save the information to a bootable CD for fast restores.

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The setup disk programs install onto six floppies, the first of which is bootable.


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