Pronunciation Noun

disk (plural disks)

  1. A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
    A coin is a disk of metal.
  2. (figuratively) Something resembling a disk.
    Venus' disk cut off light from the Sun.
  3. (anatomy) An intervertebral disc
  4. (dated) A vinyl phonograph/gramophone record.
    Turn the disk over, after it has finished.
  5. (computer hardware) Ellipsis of floppy disk#English|floppy disk - removable magnetic medium or a hard disk - fixed, persistent digital storage.
    He still uses floppy disks from 1979.
  6. (computer hardware, nonstandard) A disc - either a CD-ROM, an audio CD, a DVD or similar removable storage medium.
    She burned some disks yesterday to back up her computer.
  7. (agriculture) A type of harrow.
  8. (botany) A ring- or cup-shaped enlargement of the flower receptacle or ovary that bears nectar or, less commonly, the stamens.
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disk (disks, present participle disking; past and past participle disked)

  1. (agriculture) to harrow

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