spin down - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to decrease the rotations of a disk from a high value of rotations per minute to a lower value of rotations per minute

    I was wondering if I should set the disks to spin down after 1hr or 5 hrs or whatever.

    By default, Windows xp is configured to spin down the hard drive after a short period of inactivity.

    Submitted by anonymous from Germany on 14/02/2015