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drive bay

[′drīv ‚bā]
(computer science)
A space in the cabinet of a personal computer where disk drives, tape drives, and CD-ROM drives can be installed. Also known as bay.

drive bay

A cavity for a disk drive in a computer cabinet. See Device Bay.
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