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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.