magnetic disc


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Noun1.magnetic disc - (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is storedmagnetic disc - (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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LECO's Fastick system for grinding and polishing samples offers customers a cost-effec-tive alternative to the magnetic disc systems often used.
Most people don't have magnetic tape or magnetic disc drives built into their home PC, and the floppy disk's miniscule capacity renders it obsolete.
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Relative to RAID magnetic disc systems, DISC's optical libraries provide customers large capacity storage at a fraction of the cost of on-line storage solutions.