Definition File Allocation Table (FAT). A table that the operating system uses to locate files on a disk. Due to fragmentation, a file may be divided into many sections that are scattered around the disk. The FAT keeps track of all these pieces. FAT Sizes: FAT12, FAT16 and FAT32
This term was viewed 7,717 times.

Visitors who viewed this definition also read

FAQFrontside Bus
FAT16eXtensible Markup Language
Search glossary
Computer Glossary Navigation


Remember Me
Sign in anonymously