auxiliary storage


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auxiliary storage

a storage device for adding to the main storage of the computer, using such media as floppy disks, hard disks, compact disks, zip (a brand name by Iomega zipTM) disks, or tapes.
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The new location is about a mile away at 88 Turnpike Road, which will be used as auxiliary storage.
It also may act as an auxiliary storage system if space is at a premium on the existing computer or to store audio, video and picture files.
The most successful auxiliary storage device is the USB flash drive.
The box features a paper dispenser and auxiliary storage compartments for scissors, pens, a ribbon dispenser and a tape dispenser.
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