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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.

Disk Quotations

The thing about HD-DVD that is attractive to Microsoft is that it's very pro-consumer in letting you copy all movies up onto the hard disk.
Bill Gates

Radio news is bearable. This is due to the fact that while the news is being broadcast, the disk jockey is not allowed to talk.
Fran Lebowitz

I had already developed inherited back problems. I had degenerative disk disease, a form of scoliosis, arthritis. And I truly believe that if it weren't for the use of steroids - I'm not saying steroids is for everyone, but in my case in general, if I have not used steroids, I mean, physically right now I'd probably be a wreck.
Jose Canseco

Time travel and teleportation will have to wait. It may take centuries to master these technology. But within the coming decades, we will understand dark matter, perhaps test string theory, find planets which can harbor life, and maybe have Brain 2.0, i.e. our consciousness on a disk which will survive even after we die.
Michio Kaku

Technology has moved away from sharing and toward ownership. This suits software and hardware companies just fine: They create new, bloated programs that require more disk space and processing power. We buy bigger, faster computers, which then require more complex operating systems, and so on.
Douglas Rushkoff
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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

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