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Synonyms for disk

a closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

Synonyms for disk

something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate

(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored

draw a harrow over (land)

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And, suddenly seized with fresh anxiety, he moved the little red disk of his lantern over the walls.
Because of the smallness of the luminous disk, it was difficult at first to make out the appearance of things: they saw a corner of a branch.
The uncle called repeatedly and vainly, groped his way at last to the opening, and, peering up it, caught a glimpse of a disk of daylight, which seemed to suggest that the fugitive had vanished in safety.
4) Earth, in the cosmology of Hesiod, is a disk surrounded by the river Oceanus and floating upon a waste of waters.
I was reminded of the Pampas of Buenos Ayres, by seeing the disk of the rising sun, intersected by an horizon level as that of the ocean.
How far apart, think you, dwell the two most distant inhabitants of yonder star, the breadth of whose disk cannot be appreciated by our instruments?
There, Margaret, the sun is forever visible, its broad disk just skirting the horizon and diffusing a perpetual splendour.
The grim and convulsed countenance of the victim was at times brought full into the light of the moon, and again as the wind lulled, the fatal rope drew a dark line across its bright disk.
I shall be most happy to tell you anything I can," the constable answered with his eyes upon the little golden disk.
Systems emerging over the next two years will employ SAS disks for boot drives, local data storage, and external arrays of modest to large size.
Researchers had suggested since the 1980s that dust disks around stars were sign-posts of planets, and Meyer had just agreed to join a team in Heidelberg, Germany, that was studying such disks with a recently launched observatory.
Just as you can't be too thin or too rich, computer hard disks where software applications and data are stored can't be too large or too fast.
Oxide-coated disks, the then-prevalent disk technology, could not meet the future storage requirements of the computer industry.
Russia-based in-line inspection (ILI) service provider Spetsneftegaz NPO uses E-Disk solid state flash disks to store information gathered during its pipeline inspections, also known as pigging.
Disks are less sensitive to humidity and environmental dust than tape because of their enclosed containers, but are typically more expensive and more at risk for shock damage and data loss during transport, because disk reading heads are in contact with the media.