sled definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English sledde ; from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch akin to German schlitten: for Indo-European base see slide
- sledder noun
sled definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A vehicle mounted on runners, used for carrying people or loads over ice and snow; a sledge.
- A light wooden frame on runners, used by children for coasting over snow or ice.
Origin: Middle English sledde, from Middle Dutch.
- sledˈder noun
sled - Computer Definition
(Single Large Expensive Disk) The traditional hard disk drive used in minicomputers and mainframes. Such drives were widely used starting in the mid-1960s through the late 1980s. Today, all hard disks are small and inexpensive by comparison. See RAID.