Definition of Disk

Disk n. means: A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.

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Disk n. means: A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.

Meaning of Disk

Disk (n.) means: A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.

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Transit (n.): The passage of a smaller body across the disk of a larger, as of Venus across the sun's disk, or of a satellite or its shadow across the disk of its primary.

Disk (n.): A circular structure either in plants or animals; as, a blood disk; germinal disk, etc.

Disk (n.): The lower side of the body of some invertebrates, especially when used for locomotion, when it is often called a creeping disk.

Diskless (a.): Having no disk; appearing as a point and not expanded into a disk, as the image of a faint star in a telescope.

Disk (n.): A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.

Discoid (a.): Having the form of a disk, as those univalve shells which have the whorls in one plane, so as to form a disk, as the pearly nautilus.

Wabble (v. i.): To move staggeringly or unsteadily from one side to the other; to vacillate; to move the manner of a rotating disk when the axis of rotation is inclined to that of the disk; -- said of a turning or whirling body; as, a top wabbles; a buzz saw wabbles.

Porpita (n.): A genus of bright-colored Siphonophora found floating in the warmer parts of the ocean. The individuals are round and disk-shaped, with a large zooid in the center of the under side, surrounded by smaller nutritive and reproductive zooids, and by slender dactylozooids near the margin. The disk contains a central float, or pneumatocyst.

Discus (n.): A disk. See Disk.

Phonograph (n.): An instrument for the mechanical registration and reproduction of audible sounds, as articulate speech, etc. It consists of a rotating cylinder or disk covered with some material easily indented, as tinfoil, wax, paraffin, etc., above which is a thin plate carrying a stylus. As the plate vibrates under the influence of a sound, the stylus makes minute indentations or undulations in the soft material, and these, when the cylinder or disk is again turned, set the plate in vibration, and reproduce the sound.

Disk (n.): The whole surface of a leaf.

Disk (n.): A discus; a quoit.

Discoidal (a.): Disk-shaped; discoid.

Disk (n.): In owls, the space around the eyes.

Dichotomize (v. t.): To exhibit as a half disk. See Dichotomy, 3.

Transit (v. t.): To pass over the disk of (a heavenly body).

Epiclinal (a.): Situated on the receptacle or disk of a flower.

Umbrella (n.): The umbrellalike disk, or swimming bell, of a jellyfish.

Celidography (n.): A description of apparent spots on the disk of the sun, or on planets.

Disk (n.): A part of the receptacle enlarged or expanded under, or around, or even on top of, the pistil.

Egress (n.): The passing off from the sun's disk of an inferior planet, in a transit.

Limb (n.): The border or edge of the disk of a heavenly body, especially of the sun and moon.

Wheel (n.): A rolling or revolving body; anything of a circular form; a disk; an orb.

Disk (n.): The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen projected of the heavens.

Shield (n.): In lichens, a Hardened cup or disk surrounded by a rim and containing the fructification, or asci.

Disk (n.): The central part of a radiate compound flower, as in sunflower.

Truck (v. i.): A small piece of wood, usually cylindrical or disk-shaped, used for various purposes.

Lophophore (n.): A disk which surrounds the mouth and bears the tentacles of the Bryozoa. See Phylactolemata.

Placentiform (a.): Having the shape of a placenta, or circular thickened disk somewhat thinner about the middle.

Depressed (a.): Concave on the upper side; -- said of a leaf whose disk is lower than the border.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Disk

Meaning of DJ

DJ means: disk jockey (person who plays the music at a party or club)

Meaning of Tamion

Tamion means: A disk-shaped or cylindrical piece of wood made to fit the bore of a muzzle-loading gun, and rammed home between the charge and the missile, to act as a wad.

Meaning of Tamion

Tamion means: A disk-shaped or cylindrical piece of wood made to fit the bore of a muzzle-loading gun, and rammed home between the charge and the missile, to act as a wad.

Meaning of DeeJay, Disk Jockey

DeeJay, Disk Jockey means: An announcer of records on radio.Man, he is one crazy "deejay". He spins some cool disks.

Meaning of bloatware

bloatware means: In the early days of computing, every byte a computer used had to be earned. Companies like Microsoft were able to produce entire operating systems on a single 360 KB floppy disk. Then came Windows. Then came Visual Basic. Then came bloatware which is a software programme with more bells and whistles, buttons and bows in the terms of capabilities than you can shake a stick at. The downside is that even with faster chips, bigger Hard Disks, and larger allocations of RAM, these monster programs run no faster than their predecessors.

Meaning of motsa/motsah/motzer

motsa/motsah/motzer means: money. Popular Australian slang for money, now being adopted elsewhere. Variations on the same theme are motser, motzer, motza, all from the Yiddish (Jewish European/Hebrew dialect) word 'matzah', the unleavened bread originally shaped like a large flat disk, but now more commonly square (for easier packaging and shipping), eaten at Passover, which suggests earliest origins could have been where Jewish communities connected with English speakers, eg., New York or London (thanks G Kahl). Popularity is supported (and probably confused also) with 'lingua franca' medza/madza and the many variations around these, which probably originated from a different source, namely the Italian mezzo, meaning half (as in madza poona

Meaning of Transit

Transit means: The passage of a smaller body across the disk of a larger, as of Venus across the sun's disk, or of a satellite or its shadow across the disk of its primary.

Meaning of Disk

Disk means: A circular structure either in plants or animals; as, a blood disk; germinal disk, etc.

Meaning of Disk

Disk means: The lower side of the body of some invertebrates, especially when used for locomotion, when it is often called a creeping disk.

Meaning of Diskless

Diskless means: Having no disk; appearing as a point and not expanded into a disk, as the image of a faint star in a telescope.

Meaning of Disk

Disk means: A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.

Meaning of Discoid

Discoid means: Having the form of a disk, as those univalve shells which have the whorls in one plane, so as to form a disk, as the pearly nautilus.

Meaning of Wabble

Wabble means: To move staggeringly or unsteadily from one side to the other; to vacillate; to move the manner of a rotating disk when the axis of rotation is inclined to that of the disk; -- said of a turning or whirling body; as, a top wabbles; a buzz saw wabbles.

Meaning of Porpita

Porpita means: A genus of bright-colored Siphonophora found floating in the warmer parts of the ocean. The individuals are round and disk-shaped, with a large zooid in the center of the under side, surrounded by smaller nutritive and reproductive zooids, and by slender dactylozooids near the margin. The disk contains a central float, or pneumatocyst.

Meaning of Discus

Discus means: A disk. See Disk.

Meaning of Phonograph

Phonograph means: An instrument for the mechanical registration and reproduction of audible sounds, as articulate speech, etc. It consists of a rotating cylinder or disk covered with some material easily indented, as tinfoil, wax, paraffin, etc., above which is a thin plate carrying a stylus. As the plate vibrates under the influence of a sound, the stylus makes minute indentations or undulations in the soft material, and these, when the cylinder or disk is again turned, set the plate in vibration, and reproduce the sound.

Meaning of Disk

Disk means: The whole surface of a leaf.

Meaning of Disk

Disk means: A discus; a quoit.

Meaning of Discoidal

Discoidal means: Disk-shaped; discoid.

Meaning of Disk

Disk means: In owls, the space around the eyes.

Meaning of Dichotomize

Dichotomize means: To exhibit as a half disk. See Dichotomy, 3.

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Overlash means: To drive on rashly; to go to excess; hence, to exaggerate; to boast.

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Meaning of grip

grip means: Money. Wow! That new game costs a grip and a half!

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