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storage device

noun
1.
a device used to store digital data or information, as a hard disk or CD.
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  • The information in the transient storage device must always be refreshed before its storage state decays.
  • Where the electrodes cross, it creates a charge-storage device called a capacitor.
  • If it is possible to teleport energy you need a storage device that stores the information that is teleported.
  • They differ from hybrids in that they have no energy storage device, and no way to recover braking energy.
  • Here is a super small, sneaky storage device for your secret stuff.
  • Excess generating capacity available during periods of low demand can be used to energize an energy storage device.
  • Sensitive information is still accessible even after files have been deleted and the storage device formatted.
  • Electric energy storage device means a high voltage source that can store energy, such as a battery or capacitor modules.
  • Encrypt files with personal information before deleting them from your computer or a peripheral storage device.
British Dictionary definitions for storage device

storage device

noun
1.
a piece of computer equipment, such as a magnetic tape, disk, etc, in or on which data and instructions can be stored, usually in binary form
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storage device in Science
storage device
  (stôr'ĭj)   
A hardware device, such as a CD-ROM or hard disk in a computer, used to record and store data.
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