from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A disk drive that reads data stored on hard disks. Also called hard disk drive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device used for storing large amounts of data for a computer that persist while the computer is turned off.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it
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