Disk

Definition(s)

  • A storage medium capable of storing large amounts of data. Disk types include magnetic disks (both hard disks and floppy disks) and optical disks.  1
  • A magnetic floppy or hard disk.  2
  • Round, flat storage media with layers of material which enable the recording of data.  3
  • It may be a floppy disk, or it may be a hard disk. Either way, it is a magnetic storage medium on which data is digitally stored. A disc may also refer to a CD-ROM.  4

Notes

  1. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).
  2. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.
  3. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.
  4. Kroll Ontrack, Glossary of Termshttp://www.krollontrack.com/glossaryterms