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n. ~ 1. A device, including housing, drive, controller, and read-write heads, used to store computer data on a disk. Notes:  The drive may have an integral disk, such as a hard drive, or may mount in [..]
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The equipment that operates a hard or floppy disc.
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Hardware used to read from or write to a disk or diskette.
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Device for recording onto and reading from one type of computer storage disk—either a diskette, or hard disk. Varying sizes and types of disks are not interchangeable among disk drives.
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A disk drive is a randomly addressable and rewritable storage device. The term can be broadly interpreted to include optical drives and in earlier times, floppy drives. However, in popular usage, it h [..]
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In computing, a generic term for the hardware component that physically manipulates a specific type of magnetic disk (hard, floppy, WORM, Zip), allowing the user to read data from and write data to it [..]
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The actual physical hard disk or floppy disk drive, as opposed to the removable media. The media is called a diskette or removable disk. See floppy drive.
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A peripheral device that reads and/or writes information on a disk
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The part of a computer that reads and writes data onto either a hard disk or an optical disk.
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A computer device that can use storage media like floppy disks, hard disks or optical disks.
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A disk drive is a technology that enables the reading, writing, deleting and modifying of data on a computer storage disk. It is either a built-in or external component of a disk that manages the disk [..]
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