Definition of Disk. Meaning of Disk. Synonyms of Disk

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Definition of Disk

Disk
Disk Disk, n. [L. discus, Gr. ?. See Dish.] [Written also disc.] 1. A discus; a quoit. Some whirl the disk, and some the javelin dart. --Pope. 2. A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper. 3. (Astron.) The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen projected of the heavens. 4. (Biol.) A circular structure either in plants or animals; as, a blood disk; germinal disk, etc. 5. (Bot.) (a) The whole surface of a leaf. (b) The central part of a radiate compound flower, as in sunflower. (c) A part of the receptacle enlarged or expanded under, or around, or even on top of, the pistil. 6. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The anterior surface or oral area of c[oe]lenterate animals, as of sea anemones. (b) The lower side of the body of some invertebrates, especially when used for locomotion, when it is often called a creeping disk. (c) In owls, the space around the eyes. Disk engine, a form of rotary steam engine. Disk shell (Zo["o]l.), any species of Discina.

Meaning of Disk from wikipedia

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- floppy disk or floppy diskette (sometimes casually referred to as a floppy or diskette) is a type of disk storage composed of a thin and flexible disk of...
- Disk Utility is a system utility for performing disk and disk volume-related tasks on the macOS operating system by Apple Inc. The functions currently...
- Play media A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive, or fixed disk is an electro-mechanical data storage device that stores and retrieves digital...
- The Nebra sky disk is a bronze disk of around 30 centimetres (11 3⁄4 in) diameter and a weight of 2.2 kilograms (4.9 lb), having a blue-green patina and...
- An accretion disk is a structure (often a cir****stellar disk) formed by diffuse material in orbital motion around a m****ive central body. The central...
- protoplanetary disk may also be considered an accretion disk for the star itself, because gases or other material may be falling from the inner edge of the disk onto...
- In geometry, a disk (also spelled disc) is the region in a plane bounded by a circle. A disk is said to be closed if it contains the circle that constitutes...
- rotating disks. A disk drive is a device implementing such a storage mechanism. Notable types are the hard disk drive (HDD) containing a non-removable disk, the...
- Yandex.Disk (Russian: Яндекс.Диск) is a cloud service created by Yandex that lets users store files on “cloud” servers and share them with others online...
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