Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
A disk drive that reads data stored on hard disks. Also called hard disk drive.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
hard disk drive
(Computer Science) computing (on a computer) the mechanism that handles the reading, writing, and storage of data on the hard disk
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a disk drive containing a hard disk.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
A disk drive that reads data stored on hard disks.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||hard 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.