disk crash

noun

computing the failure of a disk storage system, usually resulting from the read/write head touching the moving disk surface and causing mechanical damage

Nearby words

  1. disjunctive,
  2. disjuncture,
  3. disjune,
  4. disk,
  5. disk crank,
  6. disk drive,
  7. disk flower,
  8. disk harrow,
  9. disk jockey,
  10. disk operating system

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