Definition of 'disk'
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It also allows the file to use less disk space. Christianity Today (2000)Examples include magnetic tapes and magnetic disks. Computers Basic Facts (1983)The plant produces components for computer hard disk drives. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She left with a bag of computer disks to pass on to her military. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Computer disks containing the information were lost in the post. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Software is the floppy disk on which instructions and information are written. Infinite in All Directions (1989)Examples are magnetic cards or magnetic disks. Computers Basic Facts (1983)One of his computer disks also had an encrypted area. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Pocket calculators existed before there were floppy disks. Infinite in All Directions (1989)He wondered how easy it would be to put details of international businesses on a computer disk. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now hardware is silicon chips and software is floppy disks. Infinite in All Directions (1989)It turns your floppy disk into a hard drive. The Sun (2007)This weekend it emerged that the disks contain other detailed allegations about at least four other members of the royal family. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Second, you may have a shortage of hard disk space. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Police seized about 100 computer memory disks and hard drives from the house. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Once stored on your box, content stays there until you need to free up disk space. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When you delete the e-mail the main magnetic disk information is erased. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If there were a fire, you would lose what is on the hard disk. The Sun (2013)What's the best way to use it to back up my computer hard disk for safety? Times, Sunday Times (2007)A magnetic disk or drum uses circular tracks for storing data. Computers Basic Facts (1983)The burglars forced open a window and took the laptop, an external drive and a bag containing computer disks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I received the disk containing the e-mails some months ago, but it has taken me time to look at it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: disk /dɪsk/ NOUN
In a computer, the disk is the part where information is stored.
The program takes up 2.5 megabytes of disk space.
- American English: disk
- Arabic: قُرْص
- Brazilian Portuguese: disco
- Chinese: 光盘
- Croatian: disk
- Czech: disk
- Danish: harddisk
- Dutch: schijf
- European Spanish: disco informática
- Finnish: levy
- French: disque
- German: Scheibe CD
- Greek: δίσκος
- Italian: disco
- Japanese: ディスク
- Korean: 디스크
- Norwegian: plate
- Polish: dysk
- European Portuguese: disco
- Romanian: disc
- Russian: дисковое запоминающее устройство
- Spanish: disco
- Swedish: disk skiva
- Thai: แผ่นดิสก์
- Turkish: disk
- Ukrainian: диск
- Vietnamese: ổ đĩa
Definition of disk from the Collins English Dictionary
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