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magnetic media

A general term for storage media that used magnetic storage devices (such as tapes, floppies or superfloppies), which were formerly used to archive data. They were replaced by systems that use jukeboxes and can store gigabytes of information on DVDs, which contrasts to magnetic media which stored megabytes.

magnetic media

Managed care A general term for tapes, floppies, superfloppies which are used to archive data
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Employers may submit W-2s on magnetic media electronically.
So far as magnetic media are concerned, their composition -- the magnetic particles on which signals are recorded, the substrate, and the binder that holds the magnetic particles to the substrate -- becomes unstable in a hostile storage environment.
The softer magnetic media market conditions have also had an effect on the market prices of refined and recycled ruthenium.
Pappas of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder and his colleagues have come up with a microscope that can reveal the landscape of magnetic bumps and dips found on recorded audiotapes, floppy disks, and other sorts of magnetic media.
Copies of both booklets are now available by contacting the SSA regional magnetic media coordinator in any state.
Magnetic media (disk and tape) accounted for 92% of the total amount of data stored; film represented 7% of the total, with paper and optical media storing the remainder.
The Service is exploring methods of filing Form SS-4 other than on paper, such as electronically and on magnetic media.
Intevac is the world's leading supplier of disk sputtering equipment to manufacturers of magnetic media used in hard disk drives and a developer and provider of leading edge extreme low light imaging sensors, cameras and systems.
Contract notice: Digitisation of analogue magnetic media documents.
Rather, the Service would first have to issue regulations that require partnerships with more than 100 partners to file their partnership returns on magnetic media and develop appropriate procedures.
Intevac is the world's leading supplier of magnetic media sputtering equipment for the hard disk drive industry and a developer and provider of leading-edge extreme low-light imaging sensors, cameras, and systems.
Contract notice: Providing video and computer magnetic media.