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internal drive

A tape, disk, optical or solid state drive that resides inside the case of a desktop or laptop computer. An internal drive derives power from the main power supply. Contrast with external drive.
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Workaholism influences employee welfare via role disputes, being separate of workers' perceptions of their task demands, incorporating a powerful internal drive and toiling.
The results of researches show that it is advisable to adjust controllers of the internal drive so that its cut-off frequency in the opened position loop [[omega].sub.C2] is close to the minimum value [[omega].sub.0.MIN] of the frequency of natural oscillations of the mechanical subsystem.
That internal drive is what has kept Callahan going for the past 25 years.
* A novel lip seal design that keeps debris, particulate and liquid contaminants from gumming up the internal drive and bearing components.
Students continue to be motivated both by an internal drive for success as well as by external rewards.
If true, the feature will upgrade from last year's basic Nexus 10 model of 16GB internal drive.
He believes that running can be boring if there's a lack of internal drive. "Running as an activity can be tedious.
It's hard not to think that Dewhurst is a much better fit to play Brody, the starchy police chief ill-suited for the ocean and the big hunt yet compelled by some inarticulate internal drive to join a crew of scenery-chewing big personalities.
The fact that the components are fully integrated via a fieldbus allows a whole series of internal drive parameters to be displayed at the operator interface where they can be easily monitored.
While there is plenty of intrigue, it often feels as if external forces move the plot forward rather than the internal drive or motivation of the characters.
According to the company, the new technology includes cannulated compression screws, internal drive mini-screws and snap-off staple technology to complement the Nextra System.
As part of their internal drive to bring more structure to the tourguide profession, a new board was recently elected for the local representative organisation.

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