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Hard Drive

a sealed, large capacity storage device that contains either moving disks, solid state technology or a hybrid of both.

Synonyms, Abbreviations or Trade Names: Hard Disk Drive, Hard Disk

Layman's Definition: Using the analogy of a restaurant, a hard drive would be the walk-in cooler where food can be stored for a long period of time. In this scenario computer data would be the food that is either raw, prepared or somewhere in between.

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