Definition of hard disk in English:

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hard disk

Pronunciation: /ˈhärd ˈˌdisk/


A rigid nonremovable magnetic disk with a large data storage capacity.
Example sentences
  • In the computer realm, magnetic recording is used on floppy disks, hard disks and magnetic tape as the main method for data storage.
  • Some have multiple IDE or SCSI hard disks for massive storage, and some have only one IDE or SCSI drive.
  • If your computer is infected with a boot sector virus, the virus tries to write copies of itself to the system areas of floppy disks and hard disks.

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Syllabification: hard disk

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