magnetic disc

noun
(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
Syn: ↑magnetic disk, ↑disk, ↑disc
Derivationally related forms: ↑diskette (for: ↑disk)
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑memory device, ↑storage device
Hyponyms: ↑diskette, ↑floppy, ↑floppy disk, ↑hard disc, ↑hard disk, ↑fixed disk

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magnetic disk or magnetic disc noun (computing)
A flat, circular sheet of material coated with a magnetic oxide, used to store programs and data
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