disk drive

noun
Updated on: 5 Jan 2018

Definition of disk drive

: a device for reading and writing data on a magnetic disk

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First Known Use of disk drive

1963


DISK DRIVE Defined for English Language Learners

disk drive

noun

Definition of disk drive for English Language Learners

  • : a computer part that holds a computer disk or set of disks and that reads data from and copies data to disks


DISK DRIVE Defined for Kids

disk drive

noun

Definition of disk drive for Students

: the part of a computer that moves data to and from a disk


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