pds at VISI.COM
Sat Apr 23 03:02:26 UTC 2005
I have also heard "jump drive."
At 4/22/2005 05:38 PM -0500, Mullins, Bill wrote:
>thumb drive, thumb stick
> > -----Original Message-----
> > Poster: Barbara Need <nee1 at MIDWAY.UCHICAGO.EDU>
> > Subject: Memory key
> > I just received a request to use some equipment, and was told
> > that "the laptop would need to be able to read a
> > 'memory-key.'" When I queried this, I was told it was a USB
> > removable drive, which is what I thought it might be.
> > However, this was the first time I had heard the term. I tend
> > to use "flash memory" or a "memory stick", and I know I have
> > heard "key drive" and I began to wonder what other variants
> > were out there, and whether there were (manufacturer)
> > specific versions. I don't know if there is regional
> > variation in what these are called.
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