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disk drivenoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɪsk ˌdrɑɪv/
a ​piece of ​equipment that ​reads from and ​allows you to ​storeinformation on ​computerdisks
(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 ​storesinformation so that it can be read later: a computer/​floppy/hard ​diskdrive IBM ​sold its ​diskdrivebusiness and ​stoppedmarketing its ​computers to the ​consumermarket 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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