DRDW Abbrev. for direct read during write. In optical data storage, a writing technique in which each signal element is check-read as it is written, by sensing the light reflected from the medium. It serves the same purpose as DRAW. In magnetic tape storage, the term is sometimes used to mean the same as DRAW.
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