What does DISC mean?

Definitions for DISCdɪsk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word DISC.

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disc

    Disk, disk, n. the face of a round plate, any flat, round object: the face of a celestial body: (bot.) the flat surface of an organ, as a leaf, any flat, round growth.—adjs. Disc′al; Discif′erous; Disciflō′ral; Dis′ciform. [L. discus—Gr. diskos, a round plate, a quoit—dikein, to cast. See Desk, Dish.]

Suggested Resources

  1. DISC

    What does DISC stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the DISC acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for DISC »

  1. DCIs, DCIS

  2. DCIS


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DISC in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DISC in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chris Burwell:

    I put it in my jacket pocket and I just had the disc the whole night.

  2. De Quinto:

    The Coca-Cola Red Disc has become a signature element of the brand, synonymous with great taste, uplift and refreshment.

  3. Cornel Driessen:

    Jason tweaked his back moving an item under his motor coach last night, this is a precautionary withdrawal for a long-standing disc issue.

  4. Sean McCance:

    The most common thing that they would feel, typically, is pain in the back or neck, if it’s a more serious injury, like a ruptured disc or fracture, they could feel pain radiating down their legs or arm.

  5. Jean Genet:

    Perhaps all music, even the newest, is not so much something discovered as something that re-emerges from where it lay buried in the memory, inaudible as a melody cut in a disc of flesh. A composer lets me hear a song that has always been shut up silent within me.

Images & Illustrations of DISC


Translations for DISC

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for DISC »


Find a translation for the DISC definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these DISC definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"DISC." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 17 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/DISC>.

Are we missing a good definition for DISC? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for DISC:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.