Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of disk.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
  • n. An intervertebral disc.
  • n. Something resembling a disc.
  • n. A vinyl phonograph / gramophone record.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flat round plate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See disk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a flat circular plate
  • n. something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
  • n. (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
  • n. sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove

Etymologies

Latin discus through French disque (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • On the other hand, _after_ opposition, (i.) the shadows travel _behind_ the satellites in transiting the disc; (ii.) the satellites are occulted by the _disc_; (iii.) they reappear from eclipse in Jupiter's _shadow_.

    Half-hours with the Telescope Being a Popular Guide to the Use of the Telescope as a Means of Amusement and Instruction.

  • Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 4\4-26 Lord I'm Coming Home 1958. wav

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  • Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 2\2-04 Satisfied, So Satisfied 1987. wav

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  • Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 3\3-11 Standing Room Only 1957. wav

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  • Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 4\4-07 Love Me To Pieces 1958. wav

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  • Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 4\4-13 Jealousy 1958. wav

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  • Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 1\1-05 How Far Is Heaven. wav

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  • Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 4\4-04 Touch And Go Heart 1958. wav

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  • Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 3\3-03 When I'm With You [w Webb Pierce] 1957. wav

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  • Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 2\2-29 I'm Tired Of Pretending 1959. wav

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  • disque - underlying technology is full of itself

    August 29, 2010

  • disc = underlying technology is optical
    disk = underlying technology is magnetic

    August 29, 2010