Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Informal To defragment.

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  • v. To defragment (a computer disk).

Etymologies

Shortened from defragment. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Trackbacks (0) #1 by Gillian on January 30th, 2010 cleaning up registry plays an important role in speeding up computer, and we can remove junk files, unseless programs and other methods to boost computer, too. a good software that can help fix registry errors and then speed up computer. and I think a free registry defrag is necessary to clean up registry, too

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  • The computer refused to defrag, which is probably why it was running more and more slowly.

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  • Simplest way to defrag is to use Carbon Copy Cloner, SuperDuper!, or Disk Utility and put a bootable backup onto another HD and then reverse the process.

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  • My advice to you is to go home, have a Scotch, dim the lights and "defrag" your "hard drive."

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  • When you "defrag" a disk, the operating system moves everything to a holding area, then re-stores the data in a new permanent location, with all the bits of a single file located in

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  • My understanding of how it works is it copies everything inside the same folder as a way to 'defrag' it.

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  • For example, type "defrag" (no quotes) and scroll down to see the results.

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  • When you hit "defrag", there are many blocks that start to get moved and replaced.

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  • In the same way you need to "defrag" your memory card by reformatting it regularly.

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  • Anything which assists the performance of both these elements -- such as defrag -- is therefore vital.

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