money that is backed by gold reserves and is readily convertible into foreign currencies.
noun, Australian Informal. 1. hard work; a difficult task.
- Hard disk drive
storage (HDD) A disk drive used to read and write hard disks. (1995-03-14)
noun 1. a disk drive containing a hard disk. noun 1. (computing) (on a computer) the mechanism that handles the reading, writing, and storage of data on the hard disk hard drive A disk drive that reads data stored on hard disks. Also called hard disk drive. The bulk of the memory of a personal […]
noun, Pharmacology. 1. an addicting drug capable of producing severe physical or psychological dependence, as heroin. noun phrase A narcotic, like heroin or morphine, that is powerfully addictive and injurious: The American problem is heroin, as ”hard” a drug as there is [1960s+ Narcotics; probably modeled on hard liquor]