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n. (DRAW, abbr.) ~ An error-detection technique used in writing to mass storage devices in which the data is read and verified immediately after it is written.

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(Dictionary of Computing 1996, p. 154) This term is sometimes erroneously used in an optical-storage context simply to imply that written information is immediately ready for reading, without an intermediate processing operation as would be required for photographic recording.