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fixed head

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noun
  1. a recording head in a tape recorder or disk drive that cannot be moved relative to the center of the disk, offering reduced access time.
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  • Two of the fixed-head tracks are devoted to the display: they drive a hardware-translator continuously.

    On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969

    H. W. Fulbright et al.