Associations to the word «Disk»

Wiktionary

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).

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