hard disk definition

  • noun:
    • A rigid magnetic disk fixed completely within a drive product and utilized for keeping computer system data. Data generally speaking provide more storage space and quicker use of information than floppy disks do.
    • certainly one of a series of parallel magnetic recording disks in a drive product, used for the recording and retrieval of digital information; made use of particularly in computer systems.
    • the system itself, and all the disks within it.
    • a rigid magnetized disk mounted completely in a drive unit

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