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English noun: disc

1. disc (artifact) sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove


Synonymsdisk, phonograph record, phonograph recording, platter, record


Broader (hypernym)audio, audio recording, sound recording


Narrower (hyponym)78, L-P, LP, seventy-eight


Part holonymacetate disk, phonograph recording disk

2. disc (shape) something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate


SamplesThe moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky.


Synonymsdisk, saucer


Broader (hypernym)round shape


Narrower (hyponym)dot, intervertebral disc, intervertebral disk, point

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


Synonymsdisk, magnetic disc, magnetic disk


Broader (hypernym)memory device, storage device


Narrower (hyponym)diskette, fixed disk, floppy, floppy disk, hard disc, hard disk


Domain categorycomputer science, computing

4. disc (artifact) a flat circular plate


Synonymsdisk


Broader (hypernym)circle, plate, round


Narrower (hyponym)acetate disk, brake disk, coin blank, deadeye, diaphragm, discus, Frisbee, hockey puck, phonograph recording disk, planchet, puck, saucer, token









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