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[deyz-dee] /ˈdeɪz di/
noun, Computers.
an external storage device, as a magnetic disk storage unit, in which the access mechanism and storage medium can be positioned directly at the addresses sought to read or write specific data items.
Origin of DASD
d(irect-)a(ccess) s(torage) d(evice) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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direct access storage device
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