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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISC

There must be more giving of ourselves if that wedge is to be widened in the disc.

Had the people of the disc learned of their preparations to counter the attack?

Halsey replaced the disc in its box and waved the attendant away.

From this near viewpoint, all of the little globe's disc was visible.

He pointed toward a disc on the wall which had begun to glow.

This is to tighten the thong by pressure of the hand against the disc while using.

Limbate: when a disc is surrounded by a margin of different color.

Discal: on or relating to the disc of any surface or structure.

The disc is then annealed in the Bunsen flame and the stem riveted on.

The disc is, of course, mounted on the mandrel, and the work on the slide-rest.

WORD ORIGIN

Latinate spelling preferred in British English for most uses of disk (q.v.). American English tends to use it in the musical recording sense; originally of phonograph records, recently of compact discs. Hence, discophile "enthusiast for gramophone recordings" (1940).

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nounorb, loop, round figure
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