disk

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Singular
disk

Plural
disks

A computer disk
  1. An object that is thin, flat, and circular.
    A coin is a disk of metal.
  2. (figurative) Something that looks like a disk.
    Venus' disk blocked light from the Sun.
  3. A vinyl phonograph / gramophone record.
    Turn the disk over after it has finished.
  4. (computing) A floppy disk.
    He still uses floppy disks from 1979.
  5. (computing, not standard) A disc - either a CD-ROM, an audio CD, a DVD.
    She burned some disks yesterday to back up the information on her computer.

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