Associations to the word «Disk»


DISK, noun. A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
DISK, noun. (figuratively) Something resembling a disk.
DISK, noun. (anatomy) An intervertebral disc.
DISK, noun. (dated) A vinyl phonograph/gramophone record.
DISK, noun. (computing) A floppy disk - removable magnetic medium or a hard disk - fixed, persistent digital storage.
DISK, noun. (computing) (nonstandard) A disc - either a CD-ROM, an audio CD, a DVD or similar removable storage medium.
DISK, noun. (agriculture) A harrow.
DISK, noun. (botany) A ring- or cup-shaped enlargement of the flower receptacle or ovary that bears nectar or, less commonly, the stamens.
DISK, verb. (agriculture) to harrow
DISK DRIVE, noun. (computing) a computer drive that reads a computer storage medium the shape of a disc
DISK DRIVES, noun. Plural of disk drive
DISK IMAGE, noun. (computing) A copy of all or part of a disk drive retained for backup or replication purposes.
DISK IMAGES, noun. Plural of disk image
DISK JOCKEY, noun. A person who selects and plays recorded music at an entertainment event or nightclub. Abbreviated DJ or deejay.

Dictionary definition

DISK, noun. Something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate; "the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky".
DISK, noun. A flat circular plate.
DISK, noun. Sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove.
DISK, noun. (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored.
DISK, verb. Draw a harrow over (land).

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn