tray drive


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

tray drive

A type of drive that uses a flat tray to hold the media. The tray is ejected from the drive for media placement and retracted for playing (reading). CD and CD-ROM drives are common examples of tray drives. Contrast with feed drive and caddy drive.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.