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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
hard disk
    n 1: a rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
         [syn: hard disc, hard disk, fixed disk]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
magnetic disc \magnetic disc\, magnetic disk \magnetic disk\n.
   A ditical memory device consisting of a flat disk covered
   with a magnetic coating on which information is stored; a
   hard disk, floppy disk, and diskette are typically
   magnetic disks.

   Syn: disk, disc.
        [WordNet 1.5]

3. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018)
hard disk

    (In contrast to floppy disk) A magnetic disk
   data storage device where the disks are rigid and fixed to a
   central axle.  They are usually packaged with associated
   read/write heads and electronics.  Most hard disks are
   permanently connected to the drive (fixed disks) though there
   are also removable hard disks.

   See magnetic disk.

   (2007-06-14)


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