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disk

play
noun, often attributive \ˈdisk\
variants: or

Definition of disk

  1. 1a :  the seemingly flat figure of a celestial body <the solar disk>b 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

disklike

play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Illustration of disk

Origin and Etymology of disk

Latin discus — more at dish


First Known Use: 1664


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disk

verb
variants: or

Definition of disk

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cultivate with an implement (as a harrow or plow) that turns and loosens the soil with a series of discs

Circa 1884

First Known Use of disk

circa 1884

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms



DISK Defined for Kids

disk

play
noun \ˈdisk\
variants: or

disc

\ˈdisk\

Definition of disk for Students

  1. 1 :  something that is or appears to be flat and round

  2. 2 usually disc :  cd

  3. 3 :  a round, thin, flat plate coated with a magnetic substance on which data for a computer is stored

  4. 4 usually disc :  a phonograph record

disklike

\-ˌlīk\ adjective

Medical Dictionary

disk

noun
variants: or

disc

\ˈdisk\play

Medical Definition of disk

  1. :  any of various rounded or flattened anatomical structures: asa:  a mammalian blood cellb:  blind spotc:  intervertebral disk—see slipped disk



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