Definition of Discs
1. Noun. (plural of disc) ¹
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Definition of Discs
1. disc [v] - See also: disc
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Literary usage of Discs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Electrical Review (1881)
"If each longitudinal set of wires or each bar be considered as one coil a series of discs equal in number to half the coils is used at each end of the ..."
2. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1910)
"discs. It seems possible that some of the stone discs (Plate xun, Figs. ... The discs and perforated discs made from potsherds (Plate XLIII, Figs. ..."
3. Marine Engineers' Handbook by Frank W (Ed Sterling (1920)
"Hence such discs are made with rapidly tapering hyperbolic profiles and heavy hubs. ... These holes are a source of weakness and some discs have failed by ..."
4. A Practical Treatise on the Use of the Microscope: Including the Different by John Quekett (1855)
"OPAQUE objects may be mounted in various ways:—on discs, on cylinders, ... discs.—The discs consist of circular pieces of some soft material, ..."
5. The Intellectual Observer (1868)
"[THE LARGEST BLOOD discs KNOWN—SINGULAR CAPTURE OF A CANADIAN REPTILE, MENO- BRANCHUS ... Tho specimen of which I send you the blood discs was taken by a ..."
6. An Outline of Psychobiology by Knight Dunlap (1914)
"TACTILE discs. In some cases (in deep layers of stratified epithelium) the ... The tactile discs in the human being are especially numerous in the skin over ..."
7. Chemical Technology, Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to Arts and Manufactures by Charles Edward Groves, William Thorp, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp, Thomas Richardson, Edmund Ronalds, Henry Watts, William Joseph Dibdin (1903)
"discs. The Bunsen disc, most commonly used in England, is made by rotating a ... In Germany the discs are made of thinner paper and rectangular in shape. ..."
8. A Manual and atlas of medical ophthalmoscopy by William Richard Gowers (1882)
"On June 25 the optic discs were clearer ; in the left disc the sclerotic ring was ... In November the discs were quite clear, and the outline regular. ..."