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disk loading

[′disk ‚lōd·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
A measure which expresses the design gross weight of a helicopter as a function of the swept areas of the lifting rotor.
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All this prove that the far-field of the helical antenna with metal disk loading is circular-polarized field.
A spokesman for Microsoft said Goldcast Computers and Matrix Computers in Stockton, Eazy PC in Redcar and Platinum Computers in Hartlepool all admitted selling illegal software and hard disk loading.
In a further nine separate cases, PC retailers across the UK each faced court action and admitted to involvement in unlawful software activity, including the sale of unlicensed software and hard disk loading.
This induced velocity is of the air being "pumped" downward and is a of disk loading (gross weight/rotor disk area) and air density.
MEDLINE Advanced is available by subscription either on the Internet or on tape for hard disk loading.
Microsoft said an investigation uncovered 33 re-sellers in the Dallas and Houston areas engaged in ``hard disk loading,'' a practice in which pirated software is installed on computers that are then sold to customers.
It has a convenient import/export element mounted on top of the unit which allows on-line disk loading and unloading.
5-inch floppy disk drives, the SMD-1040 and SMD-1080, featuring a unique direct drive motor and new disk loading system targeted at the portable laptop and emerging notebook computer markets.
The XM-1302 features a drawer-type disk loading system that holds a disk securly in place when in a PC that is carried or stood on end.
The XM-1102B features a drawer-type disk loading system.