Definition of Magnetic disc

1. Noun. (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored.

Exact synonyms: Disc, Disk, Magnetic Disk
Specialized synonyms: Diskette, Floppy, Floppy Disk, Fixed Disk, Hard Disc, Hard Disk
Generic synonyms: Memory Device, Storage Device
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Derivative terms: Diskette



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magnetic Disc

magnetic axis
magnetic bearing
magnetic bearings
magnetic bottle
magnetic bubble memory
magnetic circuit
magnetic confinement
magnetic confinement fusion
magnetic core
magnetic declination
magnetic declinations
magnetic dip
magnetic dipole
magnetic dipole moment
magnetic disc (current term)
magnetic disk
magnetic energies
magnetic energy
magnetic equator
magnetic field
magnetic field gradient
magnetic field strength
magnetic fields
magnetic flux
magnetic flux densities
magnetic flux density
magnetic flux unit
magnetic force
magnetic head

Literary usage of Magnetic disc

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Electrical Review (1878)
"... the iron diaphragm is fixed in a circular bux, each side of which is a permanently magnetic disc. At the centre of one of these discs there is a core, ..."

2. Modern Engineering Practice: A Reference Library by American School (Chicago, Ill.) (1906)
"The car wheel has a disc cast upon it, and against this the magnetic disc acts. The magnetic disc contains a coil which is in series in the brake circuit. ..."

3. Electric Railways: A Treatise on the Modern Development of Electric Traction by James R. Cravath, Harris C. Trow (1907)
"The car wheel has a disc cast upon it, and against this the magnetic disc acts. The magnetic disc contains a coil which is in series in the brake circuit. ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Applied Electricity by American School (Chicago, Ill.) (1908)
"The magnetic disc contains a coil which is in series in the brake circuit. In applying an electric brake of this kind the motorman first puts the controller ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"The strength of a magnetic disc or shell is its magnetic moment per unit of area, if this be uniform. Induction of Currents in Magnetic field. ..."

6. Manual of Electricity: Including Galvanism, Magnetism, Diamagnetism, Electro by Henry Minchin Noad (1857)
"A circular magnetic disc being delicately balanced on a fine central point by means of a rim of lead, was put into a state of rotation on a small agate cup, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The magnetic disc "at each end will, of course, not be of uniform density,' but if the pointe acted on bo at a distance which is infinitely great compared ..."

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