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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A memory device, such as a floppy disk, a hard disk, or a removable cartridge, that is covered with a magnetic coating on which digital information is stored in the form of microscopically small, magnetized needles.

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  • n. (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored

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