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Noun: disk  disk
  1. (computing) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
    - magnetic disk, magnetic disc, disc
     
  2. [N. Amer] Something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    "the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky";
    - disc, saucer
     
  3. [N. Amer] A flat circular plate
    - disc
     
  4. [N. Amer] Sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    - phonograph record, phonograph recording, record, disc, platter
Verb: disk  disk
Usage: US
  1. (farming) draw a harrow over (land)
    - harrow, disc

Derived forms: disked, disking, disks

Type of: audio, audio recording, circle, memory device, plate, plough [Brit, Cdn], plow [N. Amer], round, round shape, sound recording, storage device, turn

Encyclopedia: Disk