Disk

Definition of Disk

Pronunciation: dĭsk
n.1.A discus; a quoit.
Some whirl the disk, and some the javelin dart.
- Pope.
2.A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.
3.(Astron.) The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen projected of the heavens.
4.(Biol.) A circular structure either in plants or animals; as, a blood disk; germinal disk, etc.
5.(Bot.) The whole surface of a leaf.
6.(Zool.) The anterior surface or oral area of cœlenterate animals, as of sea anemones.
Disk engine
a form of rotary steam engine.
Disk shell
(Zool.) any species of Discina.

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O, annular muscle, annulus, areola, aureole, carousel, chaplet, circle, circuit, circumference, circus, closed circle, coat, coating, collop, corona, coronet, covering, crown, cut, cycle, deal, diadem, discus, eternal return, fairy ring, feuille, film, flap, foil, fold, garland, glory, halo, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, lasso, leaf, logical circle, loop, looplet, magic circle, membrane, merry-go-round, noose, orbit, pane, panel, patina, peel, pellicle, plait, plank, plate, plating, ply, plywood, radius, rasher, ring, roller, rolling stone, rondelle, rotator, rotor, round, roundabout, roundel, rundle, safety glass, saucer, scum, sheet, skin, slab, slat, slice, sphincter, table, tablet, top, veneer, vicious circle, wafer, wheel, whirlabout, whirler, whirligig, wreath
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