disk vs disc

disk disc

Definitions

  • 1) computing A floppy disk - removable magnetic medium or a hard disk - fixed, persistent digital storage.
  • 2) dated A vinyl phonograph/gramophone record.
  • 3) computing, nonstandard A disc - either a CD-ROM, an audio CD, a DVD or similar removable storage medium.
  • 4) figuratively Something resembling a disk.
  • 5) figuratively Something resembling a disk.
  • 6) agriculture A harrow.
  • 7) computing A floppy disk - removable magnetic medium or a hard disk - fixed, persistent digital storage.
  • 8) agriculture A harrow.
  • 9) dated A vinyl phonograph/gramophone record.
  • 10) computing, nonstandard A disc - either a CD-ROM, an audio CD, a DVD or similar removable storage medium.
  • 11) A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
  • 12) A thin, flat, circular object or plate.
  • 13) A phonograph record.
  • 14) A circular grid in a phototypesetting machine.
  • 15) A round, flattened structure in a plant or animal, such as an intervertebral disk.
  • 16) A disk used on a disk harrow.
  • 17) The disk used in a disc brake.
  • 18) The data stored on such objects.
  • 19) A magnetic disk, such as a floppy disk or hard disk.
  • 20) Botany The central area bearing numerous disk flowers in the flower head of a composite plant such as a daisy.
  • 21) An optical disc, especially a compact disc.
  • 22) Botany The central area bearing numerous disk flowers in the flower head of a composite plant such as a daisy.
  • 23) Something resembling such an object.
  • 24) a form of rotary steam engine.
  • 25) The whole surface of a leaf.
  • 26) In owls, the space around the eyes.
  • 27) (Zoöl.) any species of Discina.
  • 28) The lower side of the body of some invertebrates, especially when used for locomotion, when it is often called a creeping disk.
  • 29) (Biol.) A circular structure either in plants or animals
  • 30) The anterior surface or oral area of cœlenterate animals, as of sea anemones.
  • 31) (Zoöl.) any species of Discina.
  • 32) (Biol.) A circular structure either in plants or animals
  • 33) A part of the receptacle enlarged or expanded under, or around, or even on top of, the pistil.
  • 34) (Astron.) The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen projected of the heavens.
  • 35) (Astron.) The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen projected of the heavens.
  • 36) A discus; a quoit.
  • 37) The central part of a radiate compound flower, as in sunflower.
  • 38) A flat, circular plate.
  • 39) Same as discus, 1.
  • 40) A name sometimes given to the bordered pits (otherwise called dots and discoid markings) which characterize the woody tissue of gymriosperms, as the pine.
  • 41) A small medicated gelatin tablet about of an inch thick, which contains a small amount of glycerin to prevent it from becoming hard and brittle: a simple means of applying accurately adjusted quantities of mydriatic, myotic, and anesthetic alkaloids such as atropin, physostigmine, and cocaïne to the eye.
  • 42) 3. Any flat, or approximately or apparently flat, circular plate or surface.
  • 43) Any flat, circular, discus-shaped growth, as the adhesive disks which form on the tendrils of the Virginia creeper.
  • 44) In the tubuliflorous Compositæ, the series of flowers having a tubular corolla, and forming the central portion or whole of the head, as distinct from a surrounding ligulate-flowered ray; also, the central portion of any radiate inflorescence
  • 45) In the Gr. Ch., a paten.
  • 46) Specifically In botany: The flat surface of an organ, such as a leaf, in distinction from the margin.
  • 47) An enlargement of the torus of a flower about the pistil.
  • 48) One of the collars separating and securing the cutters on a horizontal mandrel.
  • 49) The hymenium of a discocarp; the cup-like or otherwise expanded surface on which the asci are borne in Discomycetes.
  • 50) In armor, same as roundel.
  • 51) In zoöl, and anatomy, any flattened and rounded surface or part; a discus.
  • 52) In agriculture, to cultivate with a disk-cultivator.
  • 53) To work (soil) with a disk harrow.
  • 54) To make (a recording) on a phonograph record.

Definitions

  • 1) anatomy An intervertebral disc.
  • 2) Something resembling a disc.
  • 3) anatomy An intervertebral disc.
  • 4) A vinyl phonograph / gramophone record.
  • 5) A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
  • 6) (Biol.) A flat round plate.
  • 7) (Biol.) A flat round plate.
  • 8) sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
  • 9) (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
  • 10) something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
  • 11) a flat circular plate
  • 12) See disk.

Examples

  • 1) It also allows the file to use less disk space.
  • 2) Examples include magnetic tapes and magnetic disks.
  • 3) The plant produces components for computer hard disk drives.
  • 4) She left with a bag of computer disks to pass on to her military.
  • 5) Computer disks containing the information were lost in the post.
  • 6) Software is the floppy disk on which instructions and information are written.
  • 7) Examples are magnetic cards or magnetic disks.
  • 8) One of his computer disks also had an encrypted area.
  • 9) Pocket calculators existed before there were floppy disks.
  • 10) He wondered how easy it would be to put details of international businesses on a computer disk.
  • 11) Now hardware is silicon chips and software is floppy disks.
  • 12) It turns your floppy disk into a hard drive.
  • 13) Second, you may have a shortage of hard disk space.
  • 14) Police seized about 100 computer memory disks and hard drives from the house.
  • 15) Once stored on your box, content stays there until you need to free up disk space.
  • 16) When you delete the e-mail the main magnetic disk information is erased.
  • 17) If there were a fire, you would lose what is on the hard disk.
  • 18) What's the best way to use it to back up my computer hard disk for safety?
  • 19) A magnetic disk or drum uses circular tracks for storing data.
  • 20) The burglars forced open a window and took the laptop, an external drive and a bag containing computer disks.
  • 21) I received the disk containing the e-mails some months ago, but it has taken me time to look at it.
  • 22) Now here's my first genuine Dumb A-s Question: Once I create my clone on the external disk via CCC, * how do I boot from that disk*??
  • 23) In effect the Rosetta disk is a nickel cast of a micro-etch silicon mold.
  • 24) Hinged to the center of the disk is a small needle.
  • 25) In the centre of the disk is the original ancestor and the first occupant of the Jaguar Throne, the earthly representation of which is actually located at the entrance between the pillars just below and in plain view of the spectators.
  • 26) And to the right of the disk is a piece of string tied on as a leader.
  • 27) I have the habit of occasionally checking the load cycle count of my hard drive with S.M.A.R.T. to see when the disk is likely to die of old age.
  • 28) May 04, 2009 at 11: 29 AM cmon man test disk is much better. it helps me to recover file even after i format my hard disk. recuva cant do that.
  • 29) And we now ready to remove the old hard disk from the macbook.

Examples

  • 1) Roll out the larger pastry disc into a circular shape a little larger than the pie dish.
  • 2) Shape into a disc and wrap in clingfilm.
  • 3) I was told the rear brake discs and pads needed replacing.
  • 4) He'd seen my tax disc.
  • 5) A recent poll of drivers found that three-quarters wanted the windscreen tax disc back.
  • 6) Squash both into thick disc shapes, wrap in clingfilm and leave to rest in the fridge for 25 minutes.
  • 7) The compact disc is suffering a lingering death.
  • 8) The flowers are like oversized field daisies with laundered white rays surrounding large flat yellow discs.
  • 9) The second disc also contains studio tracks.
  • 10) The second disc varies depending on the act.
  • 11) The pounding of the waves through the seat pushed out one of my discs.
  • 12) What should you look for in a new disc player?
  • 13) The gravy needs to be very thick and shaped like a disc.
  • 14) The brake discs have already gone rusty and you can see their condition through the alloy wheels.
  • 15) Cut the steaks in half so they form two thinner discs.
  • 16) Thanks to our good friend the compact disc.
  • 17) The first six are contained on this disc.
  • 18) They also have the right to stop cars and inspect tax discs.
  • 19) Second disc features blistering early live show.
  • 20) Whether the resulting footage makes for inspiring or uncomfortable viewing is unknown as preview discs were not available.
  • 21) We can arrange for vehicle road tax discs to be issued online so why not when we have lost a loved one?
  • 22) The low sun is a disc behind high, thin clouds.
  • 23) A synonym of record is disc.
  • 24) THE resident disc jockey opted for a Beatles classic at the final whistle.
  • 25) Shape the dough into a flat disc, wrap in cling film and chill for 20 minutes.
  • 26) This disc was recorded in 1992. Why the delay?
  • 27) All of these discs display his rich, confident voice at ease with ballads from Broadway and beyond.
  • 28) At the edge of this circular, flat disc of earth was a thin, hard line of blue.
  • 29) Originally covered in sheets of pure gold, it housed their most sacred object, the golden disc of the sun.
  • 30) The disc jockey is a postwar invention; the female disc jockey more recent, but it can be a lucrative calling.
  • 31) On the other hand, _after_ opposition, (i.) the shadows travel _behind_ the satellites in transiting the disc; (ii.) the satellites are occulted by the _disc_; (iii.) they reappear from eclipse in Jupiter's _shadow_.
  • 32) Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 4\4-07 Love Me To Pieces 1958. wav
  • 33) Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 3\3-03 When I'm With You [w Webb Pierce] 1957. wav
  • 34) Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 2\2-29 I'm Tired Of Pretending 1959. wav
  • 35) Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 4\4-04 Touch And Go Heart 1958. wav
  • 36) Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 3\3-11 Standing Room Only 1957. wav
  • 37) Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 4\4-26 Lord I'm Coming Home 1958. wav
  • 38) Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 4\4-13 Jealousy 1958. wav
  • 39) Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 2\2-04 Satisfied, So Satisfied 1987. wav
  • 40) Filename K: \flacs from cd's and cd-r's\Country\Kitty Wells\The Queen Of Country Music [4 disc set] \disc 1\1-05 How Far Is Heaven. wav
  • 41) ‘The shape of the tablet, a thick flat circular disc, is unusual here.’
  • 42) ‘It may also be exchanged for wide variety of items whose purpose currently remain a mystery, although we do know that some of the most popular items are flat shiny discs.’
  • 43) ‘This touch-sensitive work consists of a series of horn-like spikes protruding from two circular discs that are hung on a wall like a painting.’
  • 44) ‘She typed them into a curious looking device, walked over to a huge machine that covered the whole face of the far wall, and inserted the flat disc into a slot.’
  • 45) ‘The second trial also failed - the root crumbled every time he tried to flatten it into a thin disc for frying.’
  • 46) ‘Pulling a moment, he finally extracted a pair of flat metallic disks on a thin chain.’
  • 47) ‘But she was wearing an identity disc with my name and telephone number on it.’
  • 48) ‘The symphonium musical box, initially produced in Leipzig in the 1880s, anticipated the record player by using metal discs instead of the cylinder.’
  • 49) ‘Skatestoppers also sells these little metal discs that can be affixed to flat concrete, making a smooth surface bumpy.’
  • 50) ‘On entering the cage the banksman gave each of us a metal disc that we would have to return to him at the end of our visit… to ensure none of the party were left underground.’
  • 51) ‘Each person on the bridge has a metal disc with a number.’
  • 52) ‘She strikes a shining coin with a swift hammer blow, then holds up the glinting disc of metal.’
  • 53) ‘The hard ones, which are also called rigid contact lenses, are thin disks made of hard plastic.’
  • 54) ‘Exchanging them for tokens, she hurried back and pressed a metal disc into my palm, closing my fingers around it as though it were precious.’
  • 55) ‘The invitation to last year's awards ceremony was a circular disk resembling a pie chart delivered in a metal box.’
  • 56) ‘But the very popularity of these inexpensive five-inch diameter discs made of metal, plastic and dye is taking a serious toll on the waste stream.’
  • 57) ‘The first successful method for making clear, flat glass involved spinning a round disc of glass.’
  • 58) ‘Because the disc was made of metal they were unable to use the most accurate technique, carbon dating.’
  • 59) ‘The bottle is capped with a two-piece closure, consisting of a metal disk with a plastic rim designed to protect the product without the addition of a liner.’
  • 60) ‘Electrons pass through a thin disk, and are multiplied, these electrons bounce off a phosphor screen which converts them back to light.’
  • 61) ‘They were then told that they could create their own three-dimensional sculptures or structures using our store of computer disks and CD-ROMs.’
  • 62) ‘It is now understood that over 1000 documents were taken during the raids, that also included computer disks and other stored digital data.’
  • 63) ‘Additionally, the original CD-ROM disks can be stored away where they won't get lost.’
  • 64) ‘Once inside the warmth of her apartment, she stored the disks in her computer nook, locked the door and hung up her coat before checking her messages.’
  • 65) ‘If you decide to use floppy disks, which is the cheapest but most haphazard method of backing up information, rotate the disks on a regular basis.’
  • 66) ‘Lower priority data is stored deeper and deeper on the disk where data access rates are slower.’
  • 67) ‘Secondly, there is less data to travel through disks into computer memory and then to tape devices.’
  • 68) ‘Inodes are data structures, but they are usually stored on a disk and read into memory for reference and modification.’
  • 69) ‘Much like a cache, the buffer is a data area between the requests being sent to the hard disk, and the data stored on the disk itself.’
  • 70) ‘When I tried it in several different computers, the disk was not even recognized by the different CD-ROM drives.’
  • 71) ‘As long as the virus is active on the computer, it can copy itself to other files or disks that are accessed.’
  • 72) ‘These paradigms combine the data longevity of tape with the fast, random access of disks.’
  • 73) ‘The future for the mobile device market is likely to require small diameter disks storing much information.’
  • 74) ‘With redundant data stored across multiple disks built into every pack, even if one disk is damaged beyond repair, the entire data set can still be rebuilt.’
  • 75) ‘An exact image of your server disks stored on a remote network or a removable drive will provide you with the fastest bare-metal restore possible.’
  • 76) ‘Investigators seized computers and disks from his home, which he shares with his parents.’
  • 77) ‘Make a boot disk in case your computer is damaged or compromised’
  • 78) ‘Contractors should back up their computer data weekly; any backup disks should be stored off-site in a secure location.’
  • 79) ‘While computer hard and floppy drives and the disks they store data on are based on the physics of magnetism, optical drives and their discs are based on the physics of light, or optics.’
  • 80) ‘The data-replication option enables data stored on the local disks of one system to be mirrored to another system.’
  • 81) ‘Placido Domingo has released more than 100 recital discs, crossover albums and complete operas over his five-decade career.’
  • 82) ‘The Munich-based label has made a name for itself with its discs of live recordings, mostly operatic, taken from more than half a century of Salzburg festivals.’
  • 83) ‘Their Mendelssohn discs also include a recording of the Octet.’
  • 84) ‘He has recorded two discs of Schubert's piano music and the Charlton recital is given in preparation of a third.’
  • 85) ‘The songs of peace on these two discs are packed with some of the top artists that Canada and Britain have to offer.’
  • 86) ‘That said, these discs are packed with great songs.’
  • 87) ‘Both discs are packed to the rafters with music and as such deserve nothing less than a wholehearted recommendation.’
  • 88) ‘Don't get me wrong, there are excellent discs packed with time capsules and great music.’
  • 89) ‘The six discs are packed into three slip cases that all fit nicely into the cardboard box.’
  • 90) ‘Too bad the bands on the disc couldn't have been as creative with their music as with the CD.’
  • 91) ‘Where the first disc paints a picture of a band at the top of their game, the second disc depicts a band trying to justify its continued existence.’
  • 92) ‘The 24 episodes from the program's sixth season appear on five discs.’
  • 93) ‘Moving on to the discs, it appears that this third season is the third release with a significant problem.’
  • 94) ‘Great care has been taken with both discs in the order of appearance, track by track, as each experiment seems to fade nicely into the other.’
  • 95) ‘And that is what makes the appearance of the new Stones discs so important.’
  • 96) ‘This disc marks the first appearance of material written under the wing of the record company.’
  • 97) ‘Most self-titled discs come when a band first appears on the music scene, kind of like a blank slate for the band to build a name on.’
  • 98) ‘These three songs appeared on the bonus disc that was added to the boxed set.’
  • 99) ‘The disc has a much more edgy, electronic sound that doesn't go over-the-top, but it does mix in elements that haven't existed on any of the band's previous discs.’
  • 100) ‘Tribute discs appear at various stages in a performing artist's career.’
  • 101) ‘The Suit of "Pentacles" is also known by other names, such as "Coins", "discs" or "Disks".’
  • 102) ‘discs (or Pentacles) are the pragmatic suit. Sometimes people see them as plodding and a bit slow, but this is unjust.’
  • 103) ‘The name of each suit is printed at the bottom of pips and court cards (Queen of discs, Four of Staves).’
  • 104) ‘Take the 3 of Disks as a largely positive card, which shows that hard work and concentration can eventually gain you your highest objectives.’
  • 105) ‘The man represented by the Prince of Disks is a quiet and meditative man, who works with unfailing determination towards the goals he sets himself.’
  • 106) ‘What strikes the human eye is the uniquely singular soaring roof, shaped like a slanted disc, which also appears to be in the form of the rising sun.’
  • 107) ‘The Irish milliner, celebrated for his daring designs, has produced a seat large enough for two people in the shape of a large disc with an indentation.’
  • 108) ‘The once-in-a-lifetime event takes place when Venus passes through the disc of Sun and appears like a small spot moving slowly across the Sun when viewed from the Earth.’
  • 109) ‘The sun was only six degrees high in the south and was shining on the unusually short contrail giving the appearance of a shiny disc.’
  • 110) ‘Since the cloud was rotating, its spherical shape flattened into a disc.’
  • 111) ‘Then at the far end of the rings a glowing disc appeared in the first one.’
  • 112) ‘A graphic appeared on the screen next to the newswoman that was shaped like a flying disc.’
  • 113) ‘Venus will appear as a small disc moving across the sun between 10.45 a.m. and 4.51 p.m.’
  • 114) ‘Appearing as a black disc 30 times smaller than the sun's diameter, it will slowly move from left to right over the course of six hours.’
  • 115) ‘The Sun is many times larger than the Earth, but distance makes it appear like a small disc.’
  • 116) ‘On the left, the mouth of a megaphonelike shape contains concentric blue lines punctuated by small yellow disks.’
  • 117) ‘The sword was spinning so fast that you could only see a green disc shape.’
  • 118) ‘The disc glowed yellow and filled the room with plentiful light.’
  • 119) ‘A huge disc appeared to be rising from the south over the Mediterranean.’
  • 120) ‘As he stared at the bright, off-white disk, though, he was distracted by some small flashes of light, which started appearing just below the disk of the moon.’
  • 121) ‘But the outer boundaries of the disks orbiting the younger stars I mentioned are as much as twenty times farther away from their central stars.’
  • 122) ‘There was no contrail and the disc appeared to be at an altitude of 20 to 25 thousand feet.’
  • 123) ‘As the lunar disk cleared the horizon, it appeared that a chunk had been taken out of its bottom.’
  • 124) ‘At dawn, the moon will be as far away from the sun as its orbit will carry it and as a result will appear out to the North Sea as a dark disc surrounded by a vibrant ring of fire.’
  • 125) ‘Great Horned Owls are large, powerful owls with prominent ear-tufts, prominent facial disks, and bold yellow eyes.’
  • 126) ‘Towards the ends of the long bones there are specialized discs of cartilage (epiphyseal plates) stretching across the entire bone.’
  • 127) ‘Alternatively the ligaments may become loose, so that the disc of cartilage no longer stays between the jaw bone and the skull when the joint is moved.’
  • 128) ‘Vertebral discs cushion the spine, like spongy coasters between each vertebra that protect bones from banging against each other while one is running or jumping.’
  • 129) ‘This structure of vertebrae and discs is supported along its length by muscles and ligaments.’
  • 130) ‘Even when you're just standing, the vertical alignment of your spinal column causes compressive forces on the rubbery disks that separate your vertebrae.’
  • 131) ‘Leaf discs from plants expressing aequorin were excised and incubated in thiols as described above.’
  • 132) ‘This assumption is supported by studies in which cysteine was supplied to leaf discs of poplar plants.’
  • 133) ‘Root and green leaf discs were arranged centrally on the agar plate.’
  • 134) ‘Unfortunately, many conclusions about growth and respiration are based on measurements of single leaves, leaf disks or mature plant parts.’
  • 135) ‘In this study a new experimental technique was used that allowed the measurement of cuticular transpiration of isolated plant cuticles and leaf discs.’
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