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fixed head

noun
1.
a recording head in a tape recorder or disk drive that cannot be moved relative to the center of the disk, offering reduced access time.
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  • The research involved the lateral behavior of a nine-pile group that was tested in both a free and fixed head condition.
  • Constant-rate fixed head filtration maintains a constant flow through the filter.
  • These pumps are designed for a fixed head and their water output increases with rotational speed.

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