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disc

 (dĭsk)
n. & v.
Variant of disk.

disc

(dɪsk) or

disk

n
1. a flat circular plate
2. something resembling or appearing to resemble this: the sun's disc.
3. (Electronics) another word for (gramophone) record
4. (Anatomy) anatomy any approximately circular flat structure in the body, esp an intervertebral disc
5. (Botany)
a. the flat receptacle of composite flowers, such as the daisy
b. (as modifier): a disc floret.
6. (Botany) the middle part of the lip of an orchid
7. (Automotive Engineering)
a. Also called: parking disc a marker or device for display in a parked vehicle showing the time of arrival or the latest permitted time of departure or both
b. (as modifier): a disc zone; disc parking.
8. (Computer Science) computing a variant spelling of disk2
vb
(Agriculture) to work (land) with a disc harrow
[C18: from Latin discus, from Greek diskos quoit]

disc

(dɪsk)

n.
1. Also, disk. a phonograph record.
v.t.
[see disk]

disc.

1. discount.
2. discovered.

disc

disk
1. 'disc' or 'disk': a flat circular object

In British English, a disc is a flat circular object.

A traffic warden pointed out that I had no tax disc on the windscreen.

In American English, this word is spelled disk.

2. 'compact disc'

In both British and American English, a flat shiny object that stores music is called a compact disc. The abbreviation CD is often used.

The soundtrack will be released on compact disc this summer.
3. 'disk': computer storage

In both British and American English, a disk is a flat circular plate that is used to store large amounts of information for use by a computer.

The disk is then slotted into a desktop PC.
The image data may be stored on your hard disk.

disc


Past participle: disced
Gerund: discing

Imperative
disc
disc
Present
I disc
you disc
he/she/it discs
we disc
you disc
they disc
Preterite
I disced
you disced
he/she/it disced
we disced
you disced
they disced
Present Continuous
I am discing
you are discing
he/she/it is discing
we are discing
you are discing
they are discing
Present Perfect
I have disced
you have disced
he/she/it has disced
we have disced
you have disced
they have disced
Past Continuous
I was discing
you were discing
he/she/it was discing
we were discing
you were discing
they were discing
Past Perfect
I had disced
you had disced
he/she/it had disced
we had disced
you had disced
they had disced
Future
I will disc
you will disc
he/she/it will disc
we will disc
you will disc
they will disc
Future Perfect
I will have disced
you will have disced
he/she/it will have disced
we will have disced
you will have disced
they will have disced
Future Continuous
I will be discing
you will be discing
he/she/it will be discing
we will be discing
you will be discing
they will be discing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been discing
you have been discing
he/she/it has been discing
we have been discing
you have been discing
they have been discing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been discing
you will have been discing
he/she/it will have been discing
we will have been discing
you will have been discing
they will have been discing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been discing
you had been discing
he/she/it had been discing
we had been discing
you had been discing
they had been discing
Conditional
I would disc
you would disc
he/she/it would disc
we would disc
you would disc
they would disc
Past Conditional
I would have disced
you would have disced
he/she/it would have disced
we would have disced
you would have disced
they would have disced

Disk

1. A round thin steel plate, usually dished, that is sometimes used instead of a plow shovel or moldboard.
2. To cultivate or harrow with an implement that uses disks instead of teeth or shovels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disc - sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groovedisc - sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
acetate disk, phonograph recording disk - a disk coated with cellulose acetate
LP, L-P - a long-playing phonograph record; designed to be played at 33.3 rpm
78, seventy-eight - a shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute
audio recording, sound recording, audio - a recording of acoustic signals
2.disc - something with a round shape resembling a flat circular platedisc - something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate; "the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky"
intervertebral disc, intervertebral disk - a fibrocartilaginous disc serving as a cushion between all of the vertebrae of the spinal column (except between the first two)
round shape - a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
dot, point - a very small circular shape; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots"
3.disc - (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is storeddisc - (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
diskette, floppy, floppy disk - a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer; "floppy disks are noted for their relatively slow speed and small capacity and low price"
fixed disk, hard disc, hard disk - a rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
4.disc - a flat circular plate
acetate disk, phonograph recording disk - a disk coated with cellulose acetate
brake disk - a disk or plate that is fixed to the wheel; pressure is applied to it by the brake pads
circle, round - any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
deadeye - (nautical) a round hardwood disk with holes and a grooved perimeter used to tighten a shroud
diaphragm - electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves
discus, saucer - a disk used in throwing competitions
Frisbee - a light, plastic disk about 10 inches in diameter; propelled with a flip of the wrist for recreation or competition
coin blank, planchet - a flat metal disk ready for stamping as a coin
plate - a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
hockey puck, puck - a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
token - a metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines

disc

disk
noun
1. circle, plate, saucer, discus a revolving disc with replaceable blades
2. (Old-fashioned) record, vinyl, gramophone record, phonograph record (U.S. & Canad.), platter (U.S. slang) This disc includes the piano sonata in C minor.

disk

also disc
noun
A closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this:
Archaic: orb.
Translations
kotoučploténkadeskadiskkolo
skivecddiskettegrammofonpladeplade
levyvälilevykiekko
disk
koronglemez
diskur; disklingurhljómplata, skífaskífa, kringla
ディスク
디스크
disksskanuplate
diskgramofónová platňa alebo kompaktný diskkotúčplatňa
plošča
skiva
แผ่นดิสก์
diskdisketplâkyassı dairesel cisimCD
vật hình đĩa

disc

disk (US) [dɪsk]
A. N (gen) (Anat) → disco m; (= identity disc) → chapa f (Comput) = disk
see also slip C4
B. CPD disc brakes NPL (Aut) → frenos mpl de disco
disc jockey Ndiscjockey mf, pinchadiscos mf inv

disc

[ˈdɪsk] n
(round, flat object)disque m
(in spine)disque m, disque m intervertébral slipped disc
(= record) → disque m

disc

, (esp US) disk
n
(= flat, circular object)(runde) Scheibe; (Anat) → Bandscheibe f; (Mil, = identity disc) → (Erkennungs)marke f ? slip
(= record, Comput) → Platte f; (= CD)CD f ? also disk

disc

:
disc brake
disc camera
nDisc-Kamera f

disc

[dɪsk] n
a. (gen, record) (Anat) → disco; (identity disc, of dog) → targhetta di riconoscimento; (of soldier) → piastrina di riconoscimento
b. (Comput) = disk

disc,

disk

(disk) noun
1. a flat, thin, circular object. From the earth, the full moon looks like a silver disc.
2. a gramophone/phonograph record or compact disc.
3. in computing, a disc-shaped file.
disc jockey abbreviation ( DJ)
a person who presents a programme of music (usually pop-music) on the radio etc from records or discs.

disc

قُرْص kotouč skive Scheibe δίσκος disco levy disque disk disco ディスク 디스크 schijf skive dysk disco диск skiva แผ่นดิสก์ disk vật hình đĩa

disc

n disco; herniated — hernia de disco; intervertebral — disco intervertebral; optic — disco óptico
References in periodicals archive ?
During the process of development, the notochord regresses in the region of the vertebral bodies and intervertebral disks to eventually disappear entirely at term, replaced by water, collagen type II, and aggrecan as the nucleus pulposus.
To the Editor: Infectious spondylitis is an infection by a specific organism of one or more components of the spine, namely the vertebrae, intervertebral disks, paraspinal abnormal soft tissues, and epidural space.
Each scan was separated by a 10-minute supine rest period because at least 10 minutes is needed by the body to rehydrate intervertebral disks, Dr.