hard sector


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hard sector

(storage)
An archaic floppy disk format employing multiple synchronisation holes in the media to define the sectors.
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For this research, I have categorized each project into four types: soft sector, hard sector, disaster relief, and debt/other.
Mr Penn said: "It's a very hard sector, very complex.