media
  • A plural form of medium.
  • The physical materials or mediums which serve to store data on a permanent or semi-permanent basis. These include magnetic disks and tapes, DVDs, holograms, bubble memory, and so on. Also called storage media (2), or data storage media.
  • The physical materials which serve to store data on any basis. These include magnetic disks and tapes, optical media such as CD-ROMs, computer displays, cards, and paper.

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