from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Based on or consisting chiefly or exclusively of semiconducting materials, components, and related devices.
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- adj. of, related to, or having the electromagnetic, thermodynamic or structural properties of a solid
- adj. based upon semiconductors
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- adj. consisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices
- adj. characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids
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Floods in Thailand last year caused a dearth of hard-disk drives, prompting some personal-computer makers and consumers to switch to so-called solid-state disks made with Nand memory chips from companies such as SanDisk, according to Romit Shah, an analyst at Nomura Securities International Inc. That's helping absorb increased production and stabilizing prices, he said.
I just want a chunk of solid-state storage with a headphone jack and a decent menuing system and headphones I can wear around my neck so that they don't get tangled in things.
On the other hand, it has increased its permitted netbook storage capacity from a 32GB solid-state drive or a 160GB hard disk drive to a 64GB SSD or a 250GB HDD.
Finally, solid-state drives as big as a postage stamp.
Should he join the Peacecorps, study poetry, the army, learn java, learn Chinese, solid-state physics, post WW2 Lesbian fiction, etc? ... the set of all things unrelated to what you know is infinite, so you need to focus on things different yet kind of related.
Unless you put enough wear on a netbook to want a solid-state drive.
The consumer model of the Series 9, with the same base 128 gigabytes of solid-state storage as the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Air, costs $1,649, which is $350 more than the base Air.
We might also add the nuance of solid-state vs. choreographed movement.
Piano rolls are of course much too bulky and not terribly sturdy for use in a combat situation, so Hedy's invention, which she had patented in 1942 for use in WWII, was not implemented until 1962 in the Cuban Missile Crisis, once solid-state technology had finally caught up with the amazingly innovative Hedy Lamarr.
The editors at MaximumPC break down the reasoning, technical details and best practices for properly erasing everything from every nook and cranny of desktop, laptops, spare drives and anything else that runs on magnetic disks or solid-state memory.