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 for hard disk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  magnetic disc \magnetic disc\, magnetic disk \magnetic disk\n.
     A ditical memory device consisting of a flat disk covered
     with a magnetic coating on which information is stored; a
     hard disk, floppy disk, and diskette are typically
     magnetic disks.
  
     Syn: disk, disc.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hard disk
      n 1: a rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
           [syn: hard disc, hard disk, fixed disk]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  hard disk
  
      (In contrast to floppy disk) A magnetic disk
     data storage device where the disks are rigid and fixed to a
     central axle.  They are usually packaged with associated
     read/write heads and electronics.  Most hard disks are
     permanently connected to the drive (fixed disks) though there
     are also removable hard disks.
  
     See magnetic disk.
  
     (2007-06-14)
  

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