As a rule lime should be spread broadcast and then harrowed or disked thoroughly into the soil.
Rye may be sown in the fall and plowed down in May, and cowpeas planted to be disked into the soil.
Mr. Kochendorfer: I have a ten-year apple orchard that I disked last year and kept it tolerably clean this spring.
Out from the disked wheel at its shorn tip gushed a flood of light—light that gathered itself from the leaping radiance below it.
disked upon this bulwark, the sun rose, and promptly Gissing woke.
The judgment must determine whether the land should be plowed, or disked and pulverized, or simply harrowed.
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).
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.
Variant of disk.
disk or disc (dĭsk)
A thin, flat, circular object or plate.