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Definition of Disk


  1. A discus; a quoit.
  2. A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.
  3. The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen projected of the heavens.
  4. A circular structure either in plants or animals; as, a blood disk; germinal disk, etc.
  5. The whole surface of a leaf.
  6. The central part of a radiate compound flower, as in sunflower.
  7. A part of the receptacle enlarged or expanded under, or around, or even on top of, the pistil.
  8. The anterior surface or oral area of coelenterate animals, as of sea anemones.
  9. The lower side of the body of some invertebrates, especially when used for locomotion, when it is often called a creeping disk.
  10. In owls, the space around the eyes.
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Disk Translations

disk in Afrikaans is skyf, plaat
disk in Danish is skive
disk in Dutch is schijf, discus, grammofoonplaat, plaat
disk in Finnish is kiekko
disk in French is disque souple, disque
disk in German is Platte, Diskette
disk in Hungarian is korong
disk in Italian is fetta
disk in Latin is orbis
disk in Portuguese is disco
disk in Spanish is tarazon
disk in Swedish is diskett, skiva