magnetic disc
magnetic disc magnetic disc, magnetic disk magnetic disk . 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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