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.
<p>The head is the component that reads and writes data on to and from the spinning magnetic disc at the heart of a hard-disk drive.
Margaret became an integral part of IBM lore when her nylon stockings were used in Jacob's invention to control the coating on a grooveless magnetic disc, a critical advance for the rapid retrieval of stored information.
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.
early next year, is a high-speed, mass-volume magnetic disc drive that attaches to the underside of the cartridge-based Nintendo 64 console with 3.75-inch magnetic discs front-loaded into the unit.
For local storage purposes, CD-E technology could be useful, but by the time it gets to the production stage, the market niche for large-capacity removable storage devices may be filled by removable magnetic disc (MD) and phase-change dual (PD) technology.