I had a computer guy turn the disks into Word documents—and then I had 50 Word documents.
The real punch line is that he filed these disks away in his office.
The mirrors which reflect the light round and round between the disks are shown in Fig. 11.
Drop the disks in; they will puff and swell till they are like marbles.
The disks were an inch or two thick, and pierced with holes.
As might have been expected, Rollo did not succeed in covering one of the disks.
In the 4th century the mussel-shells were replaced by disks of bronze.
They have these disks, one to a Wyvern, and they control forces with them.
Cut your disks perfectly round, and in pairs; for they must be the same on both sides, G, H (Fig. 209).
The males are few in number and lack the power to activate the disks.
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.