HyperDic: disk_drive

English > 1 sense of the expression disk drive:
NOUNartifactdisk drive, disc drive, hard drive, Winchester drivecomputer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it
English > disk drive: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningcomputer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it.
Synonymsdisc drive, hard drive, Winchester drive
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Partshard disc, hard disk, fixed diskA rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
Broaderdrive(computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
Spanishdisco duro, disquetera, unidad de disco
Catalandisc dur, unitat de disc

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