a device used to store digital data or information, as a hard disk or CD.
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British Dictionary definitions for storage device
a piece of computer equipment, such as a magnetic tape, disk, etc, in or on which data and instructions can be stored, usually in binary form
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Science definitions for storage device
[ stôr′ĭj ]
A hardware device, such as a CD-ROM or hard disk in a computer, used to record and store data.
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