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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)

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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: a computer/floppy/hard disk drive 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)
Translations of “disk drive”
in Arabic مُحرّك القُرْص…
in Korean (컴퓨터) 디스크 드라이브…
in Portuguese unidade de disco…
in Catalan unitat de disc…
in Japanese (コンピュータ)ディスクドライブ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 磁盘驱动器…
in Turkish disk sürücü…
in Russian дисковод…
in Chinese (Traditional) 磁碟機…
in Italian unità disco…
in Polish stacja dysków…
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