Winchester disk

Winchester disk
Computers.
a hard disk that is permanently mounted in its unit. Also called Winchester.
[1970-75; orig. an IBM code name; the designation for a device containing two such disks was 3030 (each disk containing 30 megabytes), the same as the model number of a well-known Winchester rifle]

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