Definition of Disc drive

1. Noun. Computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it.

Exact synonyms: Disk Drive, Hard Drive, Winchester Drive
Generic synonyms: Drive
Terms within: Fixed Disk, Hard Disc, Hard Disk
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing



Definition of Disc drive

1. Noun. (U.K.) Alternative spelling of disk drive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disc Drive

disbursals
disburse
disbursed
disburser
disbursers
disburses
disbursing
disburthen
disc
disc-jockey
disc-tongued frog
disc brake
disc brakes
disc drive (current term)
disc drives
disc electrophoresis
disc flower
disc gel
disc golf
disc harrow
disc jockey
disc jockeys
disc pack
disc sequestration
disc space
discadenine synthetase
discage
discaged

Literary usage of Disc drive

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1. The Gasoline Automobile: Its Design and Construction by Peter Martin Heldt (1917)
"This so called friction disc drive, therefore, serves not only as a speed changing and reversing gear, but also performs the function of a friction clutch. ..."

2. The Gasoline Automobile: Its Design and Construction by Peter Martin Heldt (1918)
"CHAPTER V. THE FRICTION disc drive. Types of Friction Drives—Undoubtedly the ... This so called friction disc drive, therefore, serves not only as a speed ..."

3. The New Everyday: Views on Ambient Intelligenceby Stefano Marzano by Stefano Marzano (2003)
"... disc: an optical disc drive for the mobile world Could optical discs such as CD and DVD be adapted for use in mobile applications? ..."

4. The Horseless Age (1904)
"There are no One of the real advantages possessed by the disc drive is the infinite multiplicity of speed ratios which it can furnish, and which should ..."

5. Audels Engineers and Mechanics Guide by Frank Duncan Graham (1921)
"The valve is controlled by means of a friction disc drive, in which the edge of a small disc or roller is in contact with the face of a continually rotating ..."

6. San Francisco Harbor, Its Commerce and Docks: With a Complete Plan for by Luther Wagoner, William Henry Heuer (1908)
"As this is lowered the grommet slides along the pile in the cup-shaped cavity of the. concrete disc. Drive the cylinders and attachments 10 or 15 feet, ..."

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