Updated: 09/07/2019 by Computer Hope

DS may refer to any of the following:

ds definition

1. Short for drive select, DS is a jumper setting found on disk drives that is similar to the more commonly used master jumper setting. When a computer hard drive has its jumper set to DS, it tells the computer that it's the only drive connected to the cable or should be used as the primary/master drive.

2. Short for double-sided, DS is a type of floppy diskette. See our double sided disk definition for further information.

3. DS can also be short for drop shipping or drop ship.

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