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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 government seized, among other items, several computers and storage devices containing digital information.
  • These two units featured a magnetic storage devices, making them among the first machines to provide word processing capability.
  • Not so the storage devices-the disks or tapes on which you store information when the machine is turned off.
  • Engineers make progress toward new green fuels and energy storage devices.
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic storage devices which are a ton cheaper than batteries.
  • Batteries, aka electrical storage devices, are one area of technology that has not had the huge leaps of other areas.
  • Batteries and other storage devices do not compare well with liquid biofuels in terms of energy density.
  • For makers of computers, storage devices and high-speed networks, that is grim news.
  • All will eventually fill with silt and become functionally useless as water storage devices.
  • Since digitized books occupy no shelf space they can remain in print and in stock as long as digital storage devices survive.
British Dictionary definitions for storage devices

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 devices 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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