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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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But despite these advancements, the market has taken clear steps over the past couple of years away from tape and toward disk for backup and recovery.
Depending on the auditor's application, optical disk storage may offer certain advantages over microfilm or microfiche.
These blue and red shifts broaden the spectrum of X rays emitted from the iron atoms in the accretion disk. The greater the speed of the disk, the more spread out the spectrum becomes.
In either approach, the backup data on disk at the central location can be sent to tape if desired.
Astronomers observed a large gap between the outer and inner regions of the disk surrounding star HD 142527.
- A floating damper mechanism effectively dampens shock and vibration by wrapping the disk with cushioning gels made of impact absorbing material.
"ADIC is advancing disk backup into an important new phase by combining the characteristics of disk and tape in an integrated system," says Dianne McAdam, Senior Analyst and Partner at Data Mobility Group.
All this is possible because the RAID hard disk controller reconstructs the missing information from the information that resides on the remaining redundant healthy disks.
Because some are random-access storage mediums, using the same technology as your hard disk, applications stored on them can be run directly on your computer--with no need to first download them onto your hard disk, as would be necessary with tape storage.
The Thinkpad is adequate for making simple presentations, but not for the multimedia programs with high-resolution graphics (that now take up more than 100 megabytes of disk space) that I produce for the ACPE and The Informatics Institute.
Since one optical disk can store up to 20,000 documents, the company has saved the cost of the complete system in floor-space savings alone.
You have to be conscientious to record what is on each disk."
Scientists first imaged a single debris disk around Beta Pictoris in 1985.