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Meaning of DISC

Pronunciation:  disk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a thin flat circular plate
  2. [n]  (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
  3. [n]  sound recording consisting of a disc with continuous grooves; formerly used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracked in the grooves
  4. [n]  something with a round shape like a flat circular plate

DISC is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: disk, disk, magnetic disc, magnetic disk, phonograph record, phonograph recording, platter, record, saucer
 See Also: acetate disk, audio recording, brake disk, circle, coin blank, diaphragm, discus, diskette, dot, fixed disk, floppy, floppy disk, Frisbee, hard disc, hard disk, hockey puck, intervertebral disc, intervertebral disk, LP, L-P, memory device, phonograph recording disk, planchet, plate, point, puck, round, round shape, saucer, sound recording, storage device, token



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Disc\, n. [See {Disk}, {Dish}.]
A flat round plate; (Biol.) A circular structure either in
plants or animals; as, a blood disc, a germinal disc, etc.
Same as {Disk}.

Computing Dictionary

British spelling of "disk", normally only used for "compact disc".

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A plate or rim of tissue, derived from the receptacle of a flower, occurring between whorls of floral parts.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bulletin board, card, cartridge, cassette, catalog card, electrical transcription, file, filing card, film, index card, library catalog, magnetic tape, microcard, microdot, microfiche, microfilm, motion-picture film, phonograph record, platter, record, recording, scoreboard, scorecard, scoresheet, slip, tape, tape cartridge, tape cassette, tape recording, ticker tape, transcription, videotape, wax, wire recording