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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

An item of storage medium in the form of a circular plate. These devices are at present (1995) principally magnetic disks, in which the information is stored via magnetic encoding. See also...

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disk

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

An item of storage medium in the form of a circular plate. These devices are at present (1995) principally magnetic disks, in which the information is stored via magnetic encoding. See also...

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disk

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

or (esp. Brit.)

1 a circular, flattened structure, or any object having or resembling such a shape. See also retinal rod.

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disk

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

An open or closed ball in a metric space.

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disk

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 2 words.

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Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 37 words.

An item of storage medium in the form of a circular plate. These devices are at present (1995)

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John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 37 words.

An item of storage medium in the form of a circular plate. These devices are at present (1995)

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disking

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 3 words.

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Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 77 words.

Most small computers—personal computers—used in the travel industry store the data they handle on hard disks, which are coated so

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3 words.

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3 words.

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