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(of a disk) able to store twice as much information as older disks of the same physical size.
- ‘Elpida said it would also offer a 512Mb version built using two 256Mb parts in the company's double-density package.’
- ‘The market leader in global NAND flash memory since 2002, Samsung has invested heavily to achieve double-density growth every year, further driving the market to higher memory densities and more affordable pricing.’
- ‘The first thing we did was to build a double-density version and then a quadruple-density version… and then we got really aggressive.’
- ‘‘I think you'll see double-density CD-RW capability showing up in CD-audio players too,’ he said.’
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