HyperDic: disk

English > 5 senses of the word disk:
NOUNshapedisk, disc, saucersomething with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
artifactdisk, disca flat circular plate
artifactdisk, phonograph record, phonograph recording, record, disc, plattersound / sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove
artifactdisk, magnetic disk, magnetic disc, disc(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
VERBcreationdisk, harrowdraw a harrow over (land)
disk > pronunciation
Soundsdih'sk
Rhymesasterisk ... whisk: 12 rhymes with ihsk...
English > disk: 5 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningSomething with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate.
Example"the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky"
Synonymsdisc, saucer
Narrowerintervertebral disc, intervertebral diskA fibrocartilaginous disc serving as a cushion between all of the vertebrae of the spinal column (except between the first two)
point, dotA very small circular shape
Broaderround shapeA shape that is curved and without sharp angles
Spanishdisco
Catalandisc
English > disk: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA flat circular plate.
Synonymdisc
NarrowerFrisbeeA light, plastic disk about 10 inches in diameter
acetate disk, phonograph recording diskA disk coated with cellulose acetate
brake diskA disk or plate that is fixed to the wheel
deadeye(nautical) a round hardwood disk with holes and a grooved perimeter used to tighten a shroud
diaphragmelectro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves
discus, saucerA disk used in throwing competitions
planchet, coin blankA flat metal disk ready for stamping as a coin
puck, hockey puckA vulcanized rubber / rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
tokenA metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines
Broadercircle, roundAny circular or rotating mechanism
plateA sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
Spanishdisco
Catalandisc
English > disk: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningsound / sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove.
Synonymsphonograph record, phonograph recording, record, disc, platter
Partsacetate disk, phonograph recording diskA disk coated with cellulose acetate
NarrowerLP, L-PA long-playing phonograph record
seventy-eight, 78A shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute
Broadersound recording, audio recording, audioA recording of acoustic signals
Spanishdisco, plato
Catalandisc
English > disk: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaning(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored.
Synonymsmagnetic disk, magnetic disc, disc
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowerdiskette, floppy, floppy diskA small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit
hard disc, hard disk, fixed diskA rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
Broadermemory device, storage deviceA device that preserves information for retrieval
Spanishdisco magnético, disco
Catalandisc magnètic, disc
Nounsdiskettea small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit
English > disk: 5 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningDraw a harrow over (land) .
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymharrow
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Broaderplow, plough, turnTo break and turn over earth especially with a plow
Spanishgradar
Catalanrasclar

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