disk «dihsk», noun, verb.
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, Zoology. any one of various round, flat structures, especially the mass of fibrous cartilage lying between the bodies of adjacent vertebrae.
5. anything resembling a disk.
6. = phonograph record. (Cf.phonograph record)
7. a floppy disk, hard disk, or similar magnetic disk for storing data: »

Disks contain more recorded information now than ever before (New York Times).

8. the puck used in ice hockey.
9. Obsolete. a discus.
to work (the soil) with a disk harrow. Also, disc.
[< Latin discus < Greek dískos discus. See etym. of doublets dais (Cf.dais), desk (Cf.desk), discus (Cf.discus), dish. (Cf.dish)]
disk´like´, adjective.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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