But the most breathtaking aspects of the image are the rings and gaps in the disk, never imaged before in this much detail.
If your ears are tired of slick auto-tuned vocals, pick up this disk for an aural detox.
In the Chrome universe, a piece of software will not be a disk you buy, own, and are stuck with, but a place you go.
Divide the dough in half and very gently pat each half into a round 1-inch-thick disk.
Which is lucky: we can see the gaps in the disk more clearly than if the disk were at a steeper angle.
A second scheme involves a disk or drum on which the computer writes the words to generate the pattern.
The leader has a disk painted black on one side and white on the other.
Marginal spines numerous, thirty to forty, bristle-shaped, nearly half as long as the radius of the disk.
The sides return to their places and the disk is thrown up again.
The thread is inch, 40 pitch, and the disk and unthreaded parts are hardened, ground and lapped.
American English preferred spelling, 1660s, "round flat surface," from Latin discus "quoit, discus, disk," from Greek diskos, from dikein "throw," from PIE *dik-skos-, from root *deik- "to show, pronounce solemnly; also in derivatives referring to the directing of words or objects" [Watkins].
Sense of "phonograph disk" is 1888; computing sense is from 1947. Disk jockey first recorded 1941; dee-jay is from 1955; DJ is 1961; video version veejay is 1982. Disk-drive is from 1952.
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).
disk or disc (dĭsk)
A thin, flat, circular object or plate.
Variant of disk.