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Synonyms for disc

Synonyms for disc

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

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From A to Z--or at least, from Amory to Wesson--the state has an abundant number of places for an afternoon trip to a local disc golf course and a quick 18 holes.
"Our goal is to make Blu-ray technology the de facto standard in both PCs and consumer electronic products in 2006, and we are pleased to demonstrate the interoperability and ease of use of an HP consumer desktop PC with a Panasonic Blu-ray drive in the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) booth of at CEATEC 2005."
The announcement from the Blu-ray Disc Founders indicates they are well on their way toward delivering their format."
But those who attend many live recitals quickly adjust to the relatively low number of missed notes by the "name" artists on these discs. Another drawback is the short playing time.
There are about 500 disc golf courses in the United States.
Blue light lasers might allow the same CD-ROM disc used today to hold 2.5 times as much data (1.6GB per disc).
Figure 2 shows the relationship between the adhesion (initial adhesion) strength under usual vulcanizing conditions (150 [degrees] C, 30 minutes) and the disc fatigue.
The only answer is to change the protocol for accessing data from disc drives--enter Serial Attached SCSI, or SAS.
"Disc Marketing has presented us not only with a potentially valuable solution to engaging prospective recruits, but also with the ability to better understand what information is most interesting to them and effectively evaluate our own communications efforts."
In particular, Hone says disc replicators find it simpler to balance cycle speed against birefringence, disc flatness, and signal quality.
If you can get past the difficulty of authoring and mastering a disc, the molding part might be relatively easy.
Tested to ensure compatibility with the latest inkjet and thermal disc printers, the blank surface media can be customized to provide professional-looking discs for limited production runs.
disc with enough storage capacity for two full-length feature films (270 min of playing time).
As of November 1992, it has issued 17 discs containing the full text of all Tax Court Regular and Memoranda decisions (four discs), Board of Tax Appeals Regular and Memoranda decisions (one disc), U.S.
Despite constant emphasis on improving cycle times and quality, injection molding of compact discs has changed relatively little since disc replication moved from the clean room to the monoline some years ago.