Winchester

adjective Win·ches·ter \ ˈwin-ˌche-stər \

Definition of Winchester

: relating to or being computer disk technology that permits high-density storage by sealing the rigid metal disks within the disk drive mechanism as protection against dust

Origin and Etymology of winchester

from the code name used by the original developer


Winchester

geographical name Win·ches·ter \ ˈwin-ˌches-tər , -chəs-tər \

Definition of Winchester

1 city in northern Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley population 26,203
2 city in southern England population 45,000
Note: Winchester is the capital of Hampshire.

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