Definition of SSD in English:

SSD

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noun

Computing
  • A storage device containing non-volatile flash memory, used in place of a hard disk because of its much greater speed: a decent SSD offers arguably the biggest jump in performance for your general PC experience
    More example sentences
    • There are very few applications that don't benefit from an SSD.
    • The 11-inch model has an SSD produced by Samsung while the 13-inch model has an SSD from Toshiba.
    • 2011 is going to be the year where everyone can and should have an SSD in their computer and notebook.

Origin

1980s: abbreviation of solid state drive or solid state disk.

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