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.
, 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.
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.