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|Noun||1.||allocation unit - a group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular file|
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
sector - the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes