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Definition of "disk" []

  • A thin, flat, circular object or plate. (noun)
  • Something resembling such an object: The moon's disk was reflected in the pond. (noun)
  • The disk used in a disc brake. (noun)
  • A disk used on a disk harrow. (noun)
  • A round, flattened, platelike structure in an animal, such as an intervertebral disk. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disk" in a sentence
  • "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*??"
  • "Hinged to the center of the disk is a small needle."
  • "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."