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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phonograph record, phonograph recording, record, disk, disc, platter(noun)

    sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove

  2. disk, disc, saucer(noun)

    something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate

    "the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky"

  3. magnetic disk, magnetic disc, disk, disc(noun)

    (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored

  4. disk, disc(noun)

    a flat circular plate


  1. disc(Noun)

    A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.

    A coin is a disc of metal.

  2. disc(Noun)

    An intervertebral disc.

  3. disc(Noun)

    Something resembling a disc.

    Venus's disc cut off light from the Sun.

  4. disc(Noun)

    A vinyl phonograph / gramophone record.

    Turn the disc over, after it has finished.

  5. Origin: Latin discus through French disque

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disc(noun)

    a flat round plate

  2. Disc(noun)

    a circular structure either in plants or animals; as, a blood disc, a germinal disc, etc. Same as Disk

  3. Origin: [See Disk, Dish.]


  1. Disc

    A disc is a component of disc galaxies, such as spiral galaxies, or lenticular galaxies. The galactic disc is the plane in which the spirals, bars and discs of disc galaxies exist. Galaxy discs tend to have more gas and dust, and younger stars than galactic bulges, or galactic haloes. The galactic disc is mainly composed of gas, dust and stars. The gas and dust component of the galactic disk is called the gaseous disk. The star component of the galactic disk is called the stellar disk.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'DISC' in Nouns Frequency: #1634

Anagrams for DISC »

  1. DCIs, DCIS

  2. DCIS

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