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disk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
diskdisk /dɪsk/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 TDa small flat piece of plastic or metal which is used for storing computer or electronic information2 x-refthe usual American spelling of disc compact disc, floppy disk, hard disk, laser disk
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diskEach player chooses a coloured disk and places it on the board in the space marked 'go'.In 1995, the stock market smashed more records than a disgruntled disk jockey.Originally Word fit quite neatly on a single 400K floppy disk.Books on floppy disk are being targeted at the business market, where there are multitudes of personal computers in use.However, many disk writes are shortly followed by another to the same sector.Tutorials on disk are the latest way to get to grips with problem areas.When over half the moon's disk is visible, we have a "gibbous" moon.This occurs in middle-aged and elderly individuals, but soft disk herniation also may occur in young adults.The disk is very delicate and often damaged particularly in the centre.It was far too bright to be a star, but one could look directly at its tiny disk without discomfort.He gazed up at the pale yellow disk of the moon.
From Longman Business Dictionarydiskdisk /dɪsk/ noun [countable] a flat circular piece of plastic or metal used for storing computer informationCOMPUTINGThere are a number of products which allow PC disks to be read or written from a Macintosh.Can you send me your report on disk? compact disk floppy disk hard disk
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