sector

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(computer science) a block (usually one sector) that cannot reliably hold data bad block
hidden sector of the economy where private cash transactions go unreported black economy
(computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted block
prison sector cell
error correction code that is recorded in each sector of a magnetic disk and used to catch errors in the data cyclic redundancy check
(computer science) the usable capacity of a disk drive; the amount of space that is left after the sector headings and boundary definitions and timing information have been added by formatting the disk formatted capacity
minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes sector
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