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disk drive

n. Computers
A hardware device that reads data stored on a disk and writes data onto the disk for storage.

disk drive

n
(Computer Science) computing the controller and mechanism for reading and writing data on computer disks. See also disk2

disk′ drive`


n.
a device in or attached to a computer that enables the user to read data from or store data on a disk.
[1970–75]

disk drive

Computer Science
A device that reads data stored on a magnetic or optical disk and writes data onto the disk for storage.

disk drive

A machine that puts data on to, or reads it from, a floppy disk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disk drive - computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on itdisk drive - computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it
drive - (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
fixed disk, hard disc, hard disk - a rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Translations
disková mechanikamechanika
diskdrevdiskettedrev
levykeasema
pogon diska
lemezmeghajtó
ディスクドライブ
디스크 드라이브
diskavedis
diskdzinis
disková jednotkamechanika disku
diskovna enota
diskenhet
หน่วยจานบันทึก
disk sürücüdisk sürücüsü
ổ đĩa

disk drive

n (Comput) → disk drive m inv, unità f inv a dischi magnetici

disk

disc . disk drive (ˈdisk ˌdraiv) noun
the part of a computer that is used to pass information onto or from a disk.

disk drive

مُشَغِّلُ الَأقْرَاص mechanika diskdrev Plattenlaufwerk μονάδα δίσκου unidad de disco levykeasema lecteur de disque pogon diska unità disco ディスクドライブ 디스크 드라이브 schijfstation diskettstasjon napęd dyskowy unidade de disco дисковод diskenhet หน่วยจานบันทึก disk sürücüsü ổ đĩa 光盘驱动器
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