from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An area on a hard disk or floppy disk where information is stored about the physical location of each piece of every file on the disk and about the location of unusable areas of the disk.
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- n. A table used internally by the operating system to keep track of the structure of a disk and where files are stored on it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the part of a floppy disk or hard disk where information is stored about the location of each piece of information on the disk (and about the location of unusable areas of the disk)
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