Hard-disk definition

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A computer disk with a rigid metal base.
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A rigid magnetic disk fixed within a disk drive and used for storing computer data. Hard disks hold more data than floppy disks, and data on a hard disk can be accessed faster than data on a floppy disk.
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(computing) One of a series of parallel magnetic recording disks in a drive unit, used for the recording and retrieval of digital information; used especially in personal computers.
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(computing) The unit itself, and all the disks within it.
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A rigid magnetic disk fixed permanently within a drive unit and used for storing computer data.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of hard-disk - harddisk

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hard-disk
Plural:
hard-disks