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Synonyms for disc-shaped

having a flat circular shape

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The multicoloured lights in the sky were then seen the night after this, with sightings spanning Britain, and the authorities explained the UFOs away by saying a large meteor had broken up - but what meteor takes two nights to break up and appears during daylight hours as three gargantuan disc-shaped craft?
Normal red blood cells are flexible and disc-shaped but in sickle cell they can become rigid and shaped like a crescent - or sickle.
Fallout is probably the best disc-shaped invention since pizza - and its hotly-anticipated fourth instalment has finally been announced for November.
Normal red blood cells are disc-shaped and look like doughnuts without holes in the center.
The model is equipped with a 2.0-litre TFSI engine that delivers 292bhp and 380Nm of peak torque, coupled with a disc-shaped electric motor via a decoupling clutch.
The original thermal distortion tester (TDT) uses disc-shaped specimens to compare chemically bonded sand systems but has certain limitations as a laboratory testing device:
She thinks the disc-shaped tablets, 4 cm across and 1 cm thick, were likely dipped in water and dabbed directly on the eyes (PNAS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1216776110).
"Button" batteries--tiny disc-shaped batteries used in watches and electronics--accounted for more than four-fifths of the emergencies.
1947: The series of ''flying saucer'''' stories started when pilot, Kenneth Arnold, reported seeing disc-shaped objects over Mount Rainier, Washington.
These disc-shaped cells, also called erythrocytes, live for 100 to 120 days.
The concluding part focuses on airline pilot Captain Ray Bowyer, who saw two disc-shaped objects in the sky.
The concluding part focuses on airline pilot Captain Ray Bowyer, who saw two enormous disc-shaped objects in the sky.
According to the newspaper report, the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that a United supervisor called the control tower at O'Hare and asked whether anyone saw a spinning disc-shaped object.
The disc-shaped weapon, which is the size of a CD, was dumped in a red amnesty bin in Staffordshire.
As the filament wears, new abrasive grit is exposed, making the filament "self-sharpening." The disc-shaped brush tool rotates at 1500 rpm.