disco

(redirected from discos)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

dis·co

 (dĭs′kō)
n. pl. dis·cos
1. A discotheque.
2.
a. Popular dance music, popularized in the late 1970s, characterized by strong repetitive bass rhythms.
b. A style of dancing usually done to disco music.
intr.v. dis·coed, dis·co·ing, dis·cos
To dance to disco music.

[Short for discotheque.]

dis′co adj.

disco

(ˈdɪskəʊ)
n, pl -cos
1. (Pop Music)
a. an occasion at which typically young people dance to amplified pop records, usually compered by a disc jockey and featuring special lighting effects
b. (as modifier): disco dancing.
2. (Pop Music) a nightclub or other public place where such dances take place
3. (Pop Music) mobile equipment, usually accompanied by a disc jockey who operates it, for providing music for a disco
4. (Pop Music)
a. a type of dance music designed to be played in discos, with a solid thump on each beat
b. (as modifier): a disco record.
[C20: shortened from discotheque]

dis•co

(ˈdɪs koʊ)

n., pl. -cos. n.
1. a discotheque.
2. a style of popular music for dancing with a heavy, rhythmic beat.
v.i.
3. to dance to disco.
[1960–65, Amer.; by shortening]

disco

1. A dance poupular in the 1970s and set within a structure of certain moves and steps designed to give the impression of cool.”
2. A form of R&B music that developed from funk in the early 1970s. Disco abandoned many of the vocal and improvised elements of funk in favor of a strong beat.

disco

(ˈdiskou)
short for discotheque.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disco - popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
popular music, popular music genre - any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
2.disco - a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular musicdisco - a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
ballroom, dance hall, dance palace - large room used mainly for dancing
Verb1.disco - dance to disco music
trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

disco

noun dance, ball, hop (informal), knees-up (Brit. informal), discotheque, dancing party The youth club holds a disco every Friday night.
Translations
diskotéka
diskotek
disko
disko
ディスコ
디스코
diskotéka
disko
disco
ดิสโก้
điệu nhảy disco

disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ]
A. ABBR =discothequedisco f, discoteca f
B. CPD disco dancing Nbaile m de música disco
disco music Nmúsica f disco

disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ] n abbr (=discotheque)
(= place, club) → discothèque f
(= event) → soirée f disco
There's a disco at the school tonight → Il y a une soirée disco à l'école ce soir.
(= music) → disco mdisco dancing ndanse f disco

disco

nDisco f, → Disko f; disco dancingDiscotanzen nt

disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ] n (fam) (place) → discoteca; (event) → festa (con disc jockey)

disco

ديسكو diskotéka diskotek Disco ντίσκο discoteca disko boîte disko discoteca ディスコ 디스코 disco diskotek dyskoteka discoteca диско disco ดิสโก้ disko điệu nhảy disco 迪斯科
References in classic literature ?
Richard had fortunately made no disco veries; and the matter might safely be trusted, all things considered, to rest where it was.
The minister directed Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) to ensure replacement of defective meter within 07 days after it is has been declared defective besides clearing the backlog of defective meters in their respective DISCOs by March 31st 2018.
Worst performers on the basis of financial loss in December 2017 were the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) and Quetta Electric Supply Company among all 10 Discos.
The DISCOs are further directed to equip the Constraint Removal War Rooms with CCTV cameras connected with centralized monitoring system via communication link of Power information Technology Company (PITC) for continued monitoring by the Federal Minister for Power Division himself.
The Monitoring cell will submit its report after each 10 days regarding the execution of the projected actions by the DISCOs.
In order to remove these constraints before the onset of coming summer in 2018, all the DISCOs have provided certificate to dedicate their resources and energies to achieve the target by the end of March 2018.
On the special directions of the minister for power, PEPCO and all the DISCOs have assessed and taken technical surveys of their existing distribution network and have identified points of constraints at 132K, 66KV, 11KV distribution transformers.
To resolve this predicament, it was agreed that union office-bearers and CEOs of DISCOs would jointly prepare a concrete action plan within one week which would facilitate the management and the labour union to totally stop the wrong billing, eliminate difference between units received and units sold and improve the billing recovery with an aim to improve the financial health of DISCOs.
El principal efecto que aparece en los discos de freno es la corrosion debido a los componentes que son fabricados y a las condiciones de operatividad (Cristol Bulthe, Desplanques, Degallaix, y Berthier, 2008).
Segun acreditan los Productores de Musica de Espana (Promusicae) cuenta con siete discos de platino y cuatro discos de oro en ventas de albumes.
The discos take place at Middlesbrough's Dorman's Club on Tuesday evening and Norton's Malleable Club on Wednesday evening.
Earlier, Secretary WandP told the meeting about bill collection and efforts made by Discos for recovering bills.