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Meaning of read/write head

read'/write' head"

Pronunciation: (rēd'rīt'), [key]
— Computers. Computers.
  1. an electromagnetic device, as in a disk or tape drive, that reads data from or writes data on a magnetic disk or tape. Also called
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