head gap

head gap

[′hed ‚gap]
(computer science)
The space between the read/write head and the recording medium, such as a disk in a computer.
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However, as is stands there are no clear targets such as seeking to close Wales' productivity and gross value added per head gap with the UK average over a specified period of time.
Enables high quality printing on thick, woven or raised fibre textiles, thanks to the high head gap options that prevent head strikes.
The selection of former Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) chairman and chief executive officer Glenn Murphy to head Gap Inc.
Cost savings are already helping to fill the minimum pounds 200 a head gap lost in subsidies under the new Single Farm Payment.
The NAHT Cymru revealed a pounds 900 per head gap per pupil between the best funded schools in Ceredigion and the worst in the Vale of Glamorgan.
There are 12 printheads arrayed in three staggered lines that eject ink droplets at high speed to maintain the appropriate ink droplet angle and ensure accurate drop placement with a high head gap.
This week's figures showing that the spending per head gap between Scotland and the North-East is even wider than was supposed has proved that.
But this week's figures show that the spending per head gap has in fact increased over the past four years, having stood at pounds 512 in 1998/99 and pounds 376 in 1999/2000.
Few drive guides and rollers reduce stress on the tape itself and the head-to-tape interface (HTI) frees the head gap of debris, resulting in increased data reliability.
If Cardiff can get to three million plus over the next 5-10 years that will be 2,000 additional jobs and a step in the right direction to closing Wales's GVA per head gap with the UK average.
If Cardiff can get to three millionplus over the next five-10 years that would be 2,000 additional jobs and a step in the right direction to closing the Wales' ' GVA per head gap with the UK average.