Winchester

adjective
Win·​ches·​ter | \ ˈwin-ˌche-stər How to pronounce Winchester (audio) \

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

First Known Use of Winchester

1973, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Winchester

from the code name used by the original developer

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“Winchester.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Winchester. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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Winchester geographical name

Win·​ches·​ter | \ ˈwin-ˌche-stər How to pronounce Winchester (audio) , -chə-stər \

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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