Definition of disk drive in English:

disk drive

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(also disc drive)

noun

  • A device which allows a computer to read from and write on to computer disks.
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    • The temperature of the hard disk drive was read with a thermometer tool.
    • In the past, when a disk drive was updated in a personal computer, the old disk drive was thrown away.
    • A computer disk drive transducer head having spatially separated read and write heads is provided.

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