direct-access storage device

Definitions

General Science

  • noun
    (written as direct access storage device)
    a storage medium whose memory locations can be directly read or written to.

Electronics

  • Its acronym is DASD. A computer storage device whose content can be accessed directly, as opposed to sequentially. For example, a disk drive is a DASD, while a tape drive is not.
  • acronymDASD

Computing

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