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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French disque, from Latin discus, from Ancient Greek δίσκος (dískos, disk, quoit, platter).

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: dĭsk, IPA(key): /dɪsk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪsk

NounEdit

disc (plural discs)

  1. A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
    A coin is a disc of metal.
  2. (anatomy) An intervertebral disc.
  3. Something resembling a disc.
    Venus's disc cut off light from the Sun.
  4. A vinyl phonograph / gramophone record.
    Turn the disc over, after it has finished.
  5. (botany) The flat surface of an organ, as a leaf, any flat, round growth.

Usage notesEdit

See usage notes at the disk entry.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

disc (third-person singular simple present discs, present participle discing, simple past and past participle disced)

  1. (agriculture) To harrow with a disc harrow.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin discus, originally from Ancient Greek δίσκος (dískos, disk, quoit, platter).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

disc m (plural discs or discos)

  1. disc
  2. (computing) disk
  3. (sports) discus

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Further readingEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *diskaz, from Latin discus, originally from Ancient Greek δίσκος (dískos, disk, quoit, platter). Cognate with Old Saxon disk, Old Dutch disc (Dutch dis (table)), Old High German tisc (German Tisch (table)), Old Norse diskr (plate).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

disċ m

  1. plate, dish

DeclensionEdit

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Old SaxonEdit

NounEdit

disc m

  1. Alternative spelling of disk

RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French disque, Latin discus, originally from Ancient Greek δίσκος (dískos, disk, quoit, platter).

NounEdit

disc n (plural discuri)

  1. (technology) disk, disc
  2. (music) disk
  3. (sports) discus
  4. (anatomy) disc

Etymology 2Edit

From Greek δίσκος (dískos), partly through a Slavic intermediate disk(o)ŭ.

NounEdit

disc n (plural discuri)

  1. disk (flat round object), especially one used in church services to collect money
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