HyperDic: magnetic_disk

English > 1 sense of the expression magnetic disk:
NOUNartifactmagnetic disk, magnetic disc, disk, disc(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
English > magnetic disk: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored.
Synonymsmagnetic disc, disk, disc
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowerdiskette, floppy, floppy diskA small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit
hard disc, hard disk, fixed diskA rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
Broadermemory device, storage deviceA device that preserves information for retrieval
Spanishdisco magnético, disco
Catalandisc magnètic, disc

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