disc, disk, discus


English-Russian architecture dictionary. 2015.

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  • disc, disk — ▶ noun 1 the sun was a huge scarlet disc: CIRCLE, round, saucer, discus, ring. 2 computer disks: DISKETTE, floppy disk, floppy; …   Useful english dictionary

  • disc, disk — These words are spelled differently but mean the same thing: a thin, flat, circular plate or object. One refers to a discus thrower but may call a person who conducts a broadcast consisting of recorded music a disc jockey or a disk jockey …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • Disc — Shortened terminology for an intervertebral disc, a disk shaped piece of specialized tissue that separates the bones of the spinal column. The center of a disc, called the nucleus, is soft, springy and receives the shock of standing, walking,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Discus (gastropod) — Discus A live Discus rotundatus A live …   Wikipedia

  • disk — 1. A round, flat plate; any approximately flat circular structure. 2. SYN: lamella (2). 3. In dentistry, a circular piece of thin paper or other material, coated with an abrasive substance, used for cutting and polishing tee …   Medical dictionary

  • disc — n. (also disk esp. US and in sense 4) 1 a a flat thin circular object. b a round flat or apparently flat surface (the sun s disc). c a mark of this shape. 2 a layer of cartilage between vertebrae. 3 a gramophone record. 4 a (usu. disk; in full… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disc — Contents 1 Data storage 2 Science 2.1 Astronomy 2.2 Biology …   Wikipedia

  • disc — dɪsk n. disk; phonograph record (Archaic); compact disc; flat circular object; circular object covered in magnetic material and used for storing computer data (Computers); central part of a flower head; (Anatomy) flat round cartilage structure… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disk — dɪsk n. flat circular object; circular object of covered in magnetic material and used for storing computer data (Computers); central part of a flower head; (Anatomy) flat round cartilage structure in the skeleton of a person or animal… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disc — /dɪsk / (say disk) noun 1. any thin, flat, circular plate or object. 2. a round, flat area. 3. the apparently flat surface of the sun, etc. 4. Computers → disk. 5. a gramophone record. 6. a disc brake. 7. Botany, Zoology, etc. any of various… …   Australian English dictionary

  • disk´like´ — disk «dihsk», noun, verb. –n. 1. a thin, round, flat object shaped like a coin. 2. a round, flat surface, or a surface that seems so: »the sun s disk. 3. a round, flat part in a plant or animal: »The yellow center of a daisy is a disk. 4. Anatomy …   Useful english dictionary

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