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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Short for disk drive or tape drive, magnetic or optical.

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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. 11 words.

Short for disk drive or tape drive, magnetic or optical.

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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. 11 words.

Short for disk drive or tape drive, magnetic or optical.

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 43 words.

drive a coach and horses through: see coach.

drive something home: see home.

let drive attack with blows,

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Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 106 words.

A psychological force thought to energize behaviour. Some early psychologists postulated that specific drives (e.g. hunger drive, sex drive, and

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Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 106 words.

A psychological force thought to energize behaviour. Some early psychologists postulated that specific drives (e.g. hunger drive, sex drive, and

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drive

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 455 words.

A. Inflected Forms: drive > drove > driven.

Drived (for drove) seems to have become standard in some

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Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 41 words.

The motivation that results in an animal performing a particular activity. There are two types: primary drive, which arises

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Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 41 words.

The *motivation that results in an animal performing a particular activity. There are two types: primary drive, which

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Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 80 words.

1 A physiological condition involving sensitivity to certain types of stimulation that activates behaviour. Drives are distinguished from motives in

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Drive-by shooting a shooting carried out from a passing vehicle; the term is recorded in the US from the early 1980s, and was linked particularly with rival teenage gangs and with the drug...

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Drives

Christoph Türcke.

in Philosophy of Dreams

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology. 29127 words.

This chapter considers the notion of drive, the urge we have to offset a lack. If a body feels stress from lack of liquid, it results in a drive, or an urgent need to reduce the stress on...

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Paul Katsafanas.

in The Nietzschean Self

February 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 16407 words.

This chapter analyzes Nietzsche’s most important psychological concept, the drive (Trieb or Instinkt). Drives are non-conscious dispositions that generate affective orientations. They take...

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drive

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 44 words.

alive, arrive, chive, Clive, connive, contrive, deprive, dive, drive, five, gyve, hive, I've, jive, live, MI5, revive, rive,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 44 words.

alive, arrive, chive, Clive, connive, contrive, deprive, dive, drive, five, gyve, hive, I've, jive, live, MI5, revive, rive,

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Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 130 words.

drive-by shooting a shooting carried out from a passing vehicle; the term is recorded in the US from the early

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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

The motivation that results in an animal performing a particular activity. There are two types: primary drive, which arises as a direct result of tissue requirements (e.g. the need for food...

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 61 words.

An outdated term used formerly to describe a type of motivation in animals, the psychological ‘force’ that leads to physical action. The term was abandoned because ‘force’ in the sense of...

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drive

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A means of turning the mounting of a telescope to counteract the motion of a celestial object across the sky as the Earth rotates; also called a clock drive. An electric or a clockwork...

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secondary drive

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

An acquired drive not directly related to satisfying physiological requirements; e.g. the drive to win a medal at the Olympic Games.

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