QIC -->
Quarter Inch Cartridge
computing dictionary

<storage> /kwik/ (QIC) a type of magnetic tape and tape drive. Development standards for QIC make it possible for tapes written on one QIC drive to be read on another. QIC drives are made to work with different lengths of tape. The model number of the drive consists of QIC followed by a number which indicates the drives tape capacity in megabytes (MB).

Acronym: QIC

(01 Feb 1996)