Loader vs Autochanger - What's the difference?

loader | autochanger |


In computing|lang=en terms the difference between loader and autochanger

is that loader is (computing) a program that prepares other programs for execution while autochanger is (computing) an automatic tape loader, for switching automatically between several computer backup tapes.

As nouns the difference between loader and autochanger

is that loader is agent noun of load; a person or device that loads while autochanger is a device for playing multiple music media of a certain kind (gramophone records, compact discs, etc) in a predetermined sequence without user intervention.

loader

English

(wikipedia loader)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Agent noun of load; a person or device that loads.
  • There was only one loader for the truck today so it took him a long time to get everything moved.
    The auto-loader on the gun kept jamming so they did it manually.
  • (computing) A program that prepares other programs for execution.
  • A tractor with a scoop, for example: bucket loader, front-end loader, wheel loader, etc.
  • Derived terms

    * boot loader * front-end loader * speed loader

    Anagrams

    * * * English agent nouns

    autochanger

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A device for playing multiple music media of a certain kind (gramophone records, compact discs, etc.) in a predetermined sequence without user intervention.
  • (computing) An automatic tape loader, for switching automatically between several computer backup tapes.