DASD

DASD

[deyz-dee]
noun Computers.
an external storage device, as a magnetic disk storage unit, in which the access mechanism and storage medium can be positioned directly at the addresses sought to read or write specific data items.

Origin:
d(irect-)a(ccess) s(torage) d(evice)

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Direct-Access Storage Device

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DASD
direct access storage device
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