: to cultivate with an implement (such as a harrow or plow) that turns and loosens the soil with a series of discs
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Though much eulogized in the decades since it was overtaken by the compact disk, the cassette tape, even in our digital era, is far from dead.—Jon Michaud, The New Yorker, 16 Nov. 2023 Press the rest of the dough into a round disk on a sheet of parchment paper.—Genevieve Ko, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Nov. 2023 The thick disk might have existed before the main merger, but the thin disk coincided with the arrival of Gaia-Sausage-Enceladus, Xiang and Rix found.—WIRED, 12 Nov. 2023 Especially in the previous century, spinal imaging focused on findings associated with degenerative spinal changes, including disk degeneration and disk herniation.—Scientific American, 18 Oct. 2023 The merger changed everything: the course of the Milky Way’s halo, inner bulge and flattened disk.—Quanta Magazine, 28 Sep. 2023 The top mat, a yellow gold disk surrounded by deepening shades of green, represents an Oregon sunrise.—Briana Miller | , oregonlive, 11 Sep. 2023 The tickets were small disks made of clay, called tessera in Latin, which were stamped with seating details and distributed to Roman citizens through institutions, companies, and other organizations.—Melissa Locker, Travel + Leisure, 9 Nov. 2023 Euclid has also observed a galaxy that is obscured by the bright foreground of the main disk of our own Milky Way.—Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 8 Nov. 2023
How To Store Double Pie Crust Wrap and chill the pie dough disks for at least two hours, or up to two days for the freshest results.—Nancie McDermott, Southern Living, 2 Nov. 2023 To make the process more stealthy, the code drops no files to disk.—Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 16 Feb. 2023 The exploit chain starts with writing a malicious DLL to disk from the sandboxed Adobe Reader renderer process.—Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 27 July 2022 The soil can be disked, but preparation is not necessary if the seed is placed in full sun and makes contact with the soil.—Calvin Finch, ExpressNews.com, 13 Sep. 2019 Quick tip: State biologists enhance turkey habitat at wildlife management areas by planting winter food, such as wheat, alfalfa or rye grass, and renewing plant succession by burning or disking.—Brian Lovett, Outdoor Life, 3 Feb. 2020 Size: Disk up to 0.7 inch (1.7 centimeters) wide; stalk up to 0.3 inch (0.8 centimeter) tall
IUCN Red List Status:—National Geographic, 18 Nov. 2016 See More
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borrowed from Latin discus "discus, kind of plate, gong" borrowed from Greek dískos "discus," in Late Greek also "dish, round mirror, the sun's disk, gong" — more at discus