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5 definitions found
 for disk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disk \Disk\ (d[i^]sk), n. [L. discus, Gr. di`skos. See Dish.]
     [Written also disc.]
     1. A discus; a quoit.
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              Some whirl the disk, and some the javelin dart.
                                                    --Pope.
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     2. A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.
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     3. (Astron.) The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen
        projected of the heavens.
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     4. (Biol.) A circular structure either in plants or animals;
        as, a blood disk; germinal disk, etc.
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     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.
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     6. (Zool.)
        (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.
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     Disk engine, a form of rotary steam engine.
  
     Disk shell (Zool.), any species of Discina.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  disk
      n 1: something with a round shape resembling a flat circular
           plate; "the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky" [syn:
           disk, disc, saucer]
      2: a flat circular plate [syn: disk, disc]
      3: sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous
         groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a
         phonograph needle tracks in the groove [syn: phonograph
         record, phonograph recording, record, disk, disc,
         platter]
      4: (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk
         covered with a magnetic coating on which information is
         stored [syn: magnetic disk, magnetic disc, disk,
         disc]
      v 1: draw a harrow over (land) [syn: harrow, disk]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "disk":
     O, annular muscle, annulus, areola, aureole, carousel, chaplet,
     circle, circuit, circumference, circus, closed circle, coat,
     coating, collop, corona, coronet, covering, crown, cut, cycle,
     deal, diadem, discus, eternal return, fairy ring, feuille, film,
     flap, foil, fold, garland, glory, halo, lamella, lamina,
     laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, lasso, leaf, logical circle,
     loop, looplet, magic circle, membrane, merry-go-round, noose,
     orbit, pane, panel, patina, peel, pellicle, plait, plank, plate,
     plating, ply, plywood, radius, rasher, ring, roller, rolling stone,
     rondelle, rotator, rotor, round, roundabout, roundel, rundle,
     safety glass, saucer, scum, sheet, skin, slab, slat, slice,
     sphincter, table, tablet, top, veneer, vicious circle, wafer,
     wheel, whirlabout, whirler, whirligig, wreath
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  DISK
         Deutschsprachige Internationale SAS-benutzer Konferenz
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  disk
  disks
  
      1. magnetic disk.
  
     2. compact disc.
  
     3. optical disk.
  
     Note: the american spelling, "disk", is normal for most
     computer disks whereas "compact disc", having come to
     computers via the audio world, is correctly spelled with a
     "c", indeed, this spelling is part of the CD standard.
  
     (1995-07-30)
  

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