head crash

noun
(computer science) a crash of a read/write head in a hard disk drive (usually caused by contact of the head with the surface of the magnetic disk)
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑crash

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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