Definition of disc. Meaning of disc. Synonyms of disc

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Definition of disc

disc
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.
Disc
Disc Disc, n. [See Disk, Dish.] A flat round plate; (Biol.) A circular structure either in plants or animals; as, a blood disc, a germinal disc, etc. Same as Disk.

Meaning of disc from wikipedia

- Moby Disc (galaxy), a disc-shaped group of stars Disc (magazine), a British music magazine Disc harrow, a farm implement DISC ****essment, a group of...
- DISC is a behavior ****essment tool based on the DISC theory of psychologist William Moulton Marston, which centers on four different personality traits...
- Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony to store and play digital audio recordings....
- A disc jockey, more commonly abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays recorded music for an audience. Most common types of DJs include radio DJs, club...
- LaserDisc (LD) is a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium, initially licensed, sold and marketed as MCA DiscoVision (also...
- In computing and optical disc recording technologies, an optical disc (OD) is a flat, usually circular disc that encodes binary data (bits) in the form...
- of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove. The groove usually starts near the periphery and ends near the center of the disc. At first...
- A disc brake is a type of brake that uses the calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or a "rotor" to create friction. This action slows the rotation...
- Blu-ray Disc (BD), often known simply as Blu-ray, is a digital optical disc storage format. It is designed to su****de the DVD format, capable of storing...
- M-DISC (Millennial Disc) is a write-once optical disc technology introduced in 2009 by Millenniata, Inc. and available as DVD and Blu-ray discs. M-DISC's...
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