Meaning of “disk drive” in the English Dictionary

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"disk drive" in American English

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disk drivenoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɪsk ˌdrɑɪv/

a piece of equipment that reads from and allows you to store information on computer disks

(Definition of “disk drive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"disk drive" in Business English

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disk drivenoun [ C ]

uk us IT

a piece of equipment in a computer that stores information so that it can be read later:

IBM sold its disk drive business and stopped marketing its computers to the consumer market altogether.

(Definition of “disk drive” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)