Meaning of microdrive in English:

microdrive

Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)drʌɪv/

noun

  • 1Biology
    Any of various devices for the accurate placement of microelectrodes in the brain.

  • 2Computing
    rare, historical A miniature tape drive used as a peripheral storage device in some microcomputers.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in American Journal of Physiology. From micro- + drive.