disc

[ disk ]
/ dɪsk /

noun

a phonograph record.

verb (used with object)

Informal. to make (a recording) on a phonograph disc.

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Also disk (for defs. 1, 3) .

Origin of disc

see origin at disk

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH disc

disc , disk.

Definition for disc (2 of 3)

disc-

variant of disco- before a vowel.

Definition for disc (3 of 3)

disc.

discount.
discovered.
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British Dictionary definitions for disc

disc

now esp US disk

/ (dɪsk) /

noun

verb

to work (land) with a disc harrow

Word Origin for disc

C18: from Latin discus, from Greek diskos quoit
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Medical definitions for disc

disc
[ dĭsk ]

n.

Variant ofdisk
A discus.
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