Definition of Disc

1. Noun. Sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove.

Exact synonyms: Disk, Phonograph Record, Phonograph Recording, Platter, Record
Terms within: Acetate Disk, Phonograph Recording Disk
Specialized synonyms: L-p, Lp, 78, Seventy-eight
Generic synonyms: Audio, Audio Recording, Sound Recording
Derivative terms: Record

2. Noun. Something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate. "The moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky"
Exact synonyms: Disk, Saucer
Specialized synonyms: Intervertebral Disc, Intervertebral Disk, Dot, Point
Generic synonyms: Round Shape

3. Noun. (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored.
Exact synonyms: Disk, Magnetic Disc, Magnetic Disk
Specialized synonyms: Diskette, Floppy, Floppy Disk, Fixed Disk, Hard Disc, Hard Disk
Generic synonyms: Memory Device, Storage Device
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Derivative terms: Diskette

4. Noun. A flat circular plate.

Definition of Disc

1. n. A flat round plate

Definition of Disc

1. Noun. A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object. ¹

2. Noun. (anatomy) An intervertebral disc. ¹

3. Noun. Something resembling a disc. ¹

4. Noun. A vinyl phonograph / gramophone record. ¹

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Definition of Disc

1. to disk [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: disk

Medical Definition of Disc

1. A plate or rim of tissue, derived from the receptacle of a flower, occurring between whorls of floral parts. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disc

disc (current term)
disc-tongued frog
disc brake
disc brakes
disc drive
disc drives
disc electrophoresis
disc flower
disc gel
disc golf
disc harrow
disc jockey
disc jockeys
disc pack

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