an electromagnetic device, as in a disk or tape drive, that reads data from or writes data on a magnetic disk or tape.
[red-ee] /ˈrɛd i/ adjective, readier, readiest. 1. completely prepared or in fit condition for immediate action or use: troops ready for battle; Dinner is ready. 2. duly equipped, completed, adjusted, or arranged, as for an occasion or purpose: The mechanic called to say that the car is ready. 3. willing: ready to forgive. 4. prompt […]
[red-ee-meyd] /ˈrɛd iˈmeɪd/ noun 1. an everyday manufactured object, as a bottle rack, a snow shovel, a urinal, or a comb, that may by the creative act of selection and designation by an artist attain status as a work of art: associated almost exclusively with the aesthetic activities of Marcel Duchamp during the period 1915 […]
[red-ee-meyd] /ˈrɛd iˈmeɪd/ adjective 1. made in advance for sale to any purchaser, rather than to order: a ready-made coat. 2. made for immediate use. 3. unoriginal; conventional. noun 4. . 5. something that is ready-made, as a garment or a piece of furniture or equipment. [red-ee-meyd] /ˈrɛd iˈmeɪd/ noun 1. an everyday manufactured object, […]
[red-ee-miks, -miks] /ˈrɛd iˌmɪks, -ˈmɪks/ noun 1. a commercial preparation in which the principal ingredients have already been mixed for easy use: a novice cook’s reliance on ready-mixes. adjective 2. Also, ready-mixed. being a ready-mix; consisting of ingredients that are already mixed: ready-mix pancakes. noun 1. (modifier) consisting of ingredients blended in advance, esp of […]