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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.
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disk drive

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

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

A machine that puts data on to, or reads it from, a floppy disk.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

disk

disc . disk drive (ˈdisk ˌdraiv) noun
the part of a computer that is used to pass information onto or from a disk.
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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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The Portable Hard Disk Drive market analysis is provided for the international market including development history, competitive landscape analysis, and major regions' development status.
Not including charges related to the acquisition of Samsung's hard disk drive business that are not yet determinable, Seagate expects gross margin as a percentage of revenue to be at least 30.5%, operating expenses (product development, marketing and administrative) to be approximately USD390m and diluted outstanding shares to be 440 million.
The Commission's examination showed that there are separate worldwide markets for hard disk drives based on their end use application (such as desktop computers, mobile computers, servers).
In such cases, the hard disk drive immediately moves the read/write heads away from the spinning platter to prevent them damaging any data upon impact.
The MHV2200BT also features a hardware accelerator that maximizes Native Command Queuing (NCQ) performance, an important feature that enables the hard disk drive controller to intelligently and simultaneously queue and reorder up to 32 instructions, resulting in a significant improvement in overall hard disk drive performance.
Naturally, rebuild times are also much quicker with small disk drives. The small drives allow data to be spread over more spindles, which allow for fast re-build.
The new Nearline FC disk drive, which employs redundant Fibre Channel interfaces, is a superbly reliable nearline disk drive(1).
InSpeed Embedded Storage Switches have now become the industry standard for connecting disk drives in the back-end of storage systems.
Another demanding automated application is inspecting a magnetic disk drive head for surface defects (Figure 2).
IBM introduced the 305 RAMAC computer on September 13, 1956 - the first computer to include a disk drive named the IBM 350 Disk File.