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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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