magnetic storage medium


magnetic storage medium
noun
any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of information
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the hard disk in you computer is magnetic storage

Hypernyms: ↑storage medium, ↑data-storage medium

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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