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magnetic disk

n.
A memory device, such as a floppy disk, a hard disk, or a removable cartridge, that is covered with a magnetic coating on which digital information is stored in the form of microscopic, magnetized regions.
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magnetic disk

n
(Computer Science) computing another name for disk2
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hard′ disk′


n.
a rigid disk coated with magnetic material, for storing computer programs and relatively large amounts of data.
[1975–80]
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magnetic disk

A memory device, such as a floppy disk or a hard disk, that is covered with a magnetic coating. Digital information is stored on magnetic disks in the form of microscopically small, magnetized needles.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnetic disk - (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is storedmagnetic disk - (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
diskette, floppy, floppy disk - a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer; "floppy disks are noted for their relatively slow speed and small capacity and low price"
fixed disk, hard disc, hard disk - a rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Translations

magnetic disk

n (Comput) → disco magnetico
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