Definition of Disk shape
1. Noun. The roundness of a 2-dimensional figure.
Generic synonyms: Roundness
Specialized synonyms: Concentricity, Eccentricity
Derivative terms: Circular
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Literary usage of Disk shape
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1910)
"River pebble of disk shape, partly chipped. River pebble of disk shape, ... River pebble of disk shape, chipped around the edge from one side only. ..."
2. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"The inference would seem to be clear. The disk-shape of the earth was supposed to be due to the action of a rotary cosmic motion oper- 1 ..."
3. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1918)
"JN high-speed machine parts a disk construction of the rotating element is often necessary, because a disk shape has a smaller maximum stress in the ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1886)
"... and as the disk- shape is an unstable arrangement of vorticity, the disk must break up into the stable arrangement—that of an anchor ring. ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"Their forms varied from the disk-shape to the globular. Some were isolated, but more were grouped. Some were no more than a third the size of the largest. ..."
6. Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology by Asa Gray (1866)
"... disk-shape; flat and circular, like a disk or quoit. I)i[>í<ruus: two-winged. Discoidal, discoid : like a disk; or belonging to the disk ; destitute of ..."
7. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1877)
"As is well known, the disk shape of the mammalian blood-corpuscle can change into the mulberry or spherical form, and the mulberry-shaped blood-corpuscles ..."