What is magnetic disk?

  • (noun): (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored.
    Synonyms: magnetic disc, disk, disc

Famous quotes containing the words disk and/or magnetic:

    Unloved, that beech will gather brown,
    This maple burn itself away;

    Unloved, the sun-flower, shining fair,
    Ray round with flames her disk of seed,
    And many a rose-carnation feed
    With summer spice the humming air;
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)