hard disk

noun

Definition of hard disk

: a rigid metal disk coated with a magnetic material on which data for a computer can be stored; also : hard drive

Examples of hard disk in a Sentence

  1. Remember to save the file to your hard disk.

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First Known Use of hard disk

1973


HARD DISK Defined for English Language Learners

hard disk

noun

Definition of hard disk for English Language Learners

  • computers : a disk that is not flexible and that is used to store computer data


HARD DISK Defined for Kids

hard disk

noun

Definition of hard disk for Students

1 : a rigid metal disk used to store computer data


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