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disc

noun

variant spelling of

  1. 1a :  the seemingly flat figure of a celestial body the solar diskb archaic :  discus

  2. 2 :  any of various rounded and flattened animal anatomical structures; especially :  intervertebral disk — compare slipped disk

  3. 3 :  the central part of the flower head of a typical composite made up of closely packed tubular flowers

  4. 4 :  a thin circular object: such asa usually disc :  a phonograph recordb :  a round flat plate coated with a magnetic substance on which data for a computer is storedc usually disc :  optical disk: as (1) :  videodisc (2) :  cd

  5. 5 usually disc :  one of the concave circular steel tools with sharpened edge making up the working part of a disc harrow or plow; also :  an implement employing such tools


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disc

abbreviation

Definition of disc


disc-

combining form
variants: or

disci-

or

disco-

Definition of disc-

  1. 1 :  disk discoid

  2. 2 :  phonograph record discophile

Origin and Etymology of disc-

Latin, from Greek disk-, disko-, from diskos



DISC Defined for Kids

disc

Definition of disc for Students

  1. variant of disk


Medical Dictionary

disc, discectomy

Medical Definition of disc

variant of disk, diskectomy

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