disk drive: Meaning and Definition of

disk' drive"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Computers. Computers.
  1. a device that, using an access mechanism under program control, enables data to be read from or written on a spinning magnetic disk, magnetic disk pack, floppy disk, or optical disk.
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