magnetic medium


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Noun1.magnetic medium - any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of informationmagnetic medium - any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of information; "the hard disk in you computer is magnetic storage"
data-storage medium, storage medium - a medium for storing information
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2) the contractor shall provide the employer with a vat invoice on a magnetic medium (diskette, cd, flash drive and paper) 3) the expiry date and batch number must be marked on the packaging of each disinfectant
A key characteristic of HDDs is storage capacity in gigabyte which is directly proportional to the areal density of the magnetic medium. The areal density in bits per square inch is a product of bits per inch along a recording track times the number of tracks per inch.
"Instead of using a magnetic field to record information on a magnetic medium, we harnessed much stronger internal forces and recorded information using only heat," the Daily Mail quoted York physicist Thomas Ostler as saying.