disk drive controller

disk drive controller

[′disk ¦drīv kən′trō·lər]
(computer science)
A device that enables a microcomputer to control the functioning of a disk drive.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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