a read/write head supported on a thin cushion of air over a rotating magnetic disk.
noun 1. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. a merry-go-round, especially a relatively small or unadorned one.
noun, Nautical. 1. an extension on a jib boom, to which a flying jib is fastened.
noun, Nautical. 1. the outer or outermost of two or more jibs, set well above the jib boom. noun 1. the jib set furthest forward or outboard on a vessel with two or more jibs
noun, Nautical. 1. any of various sails set above the royals or skysails in light weather; jolly jumper. 2. any of various light upper staysails, studdingsails, or jibs. 3. (in yachting) any of various racing sails, as spinnakers or balloon jibs.