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disk storage

[¦disk ¦stȯr·ij]
(electronics)
An external computer storage device consisting of one or more disks spaced on a common shaft, and magnetic heads mounted on arms that reach between the disks to read and record information on them. Also known as disk memory; magnetic disk storage.
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