FORMAT full form

Meaning : Erase or Alter

Category : Computer
Sub Category :Function
Type : Similie

What does FORMAT mean or stand for ?

Format or reformat a fixed disk or hard drive /storage media is the method by which we erase the tracks and sectors on that disk.This can easily done by a DOS command FORMAT.After formatting the drive,a new OS can be installed but all other existing data will be non retrievable.