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storage device
 
n
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   (stôr'ĭj)  Pronunciation Key 
A hardware device, such as a CD-ROM or hard disk in a computer, used to record and store data.
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Example sentences
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.
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