disk disk  /ˈdɪsk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
  2. (n) a flat circular plate
  3. (n) sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
  4. (n) (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
  5. (v) draw a harrow over (land)

Usage(s):

  1. Anyone with a personal computer and two disk drives need only insert an original disk in drive A, put a blank disk in drive B and type a few commands.
  2. And onto that disk, a rain of ice crystals is falling, slamming into the disk at supersonic speeds and vaporizing to form a cloud containing five times the water in Earth's oceans.
  3. The other disk issue I have had in the last few weeks regards DiskWarrior.

News

  1. Quantum Grows Lattus Object Storage Disk Archive Line

    When Quantum unveiled Lattus , the company's line of disk-based Big Data archiving systems, in November, it carried a big business price tag. The company announced on Nov. 13 that when its 500 TB Lattus-X storage system went on the following month, it would cost $675,000.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Enterprise Storage Forum

  2. Youkilis to miss 10-12 weeks with herniated disk

    Third baseman Kevin Youkilis will be out 10-12 weeks after surgery for a herniated disk, the Yankees announced Tuesday. Youkilis could finish the season — and his one-year, $12 million contract — on the disabled list.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Yankees’ Kevin Youkilis out 10-12 weeks with herniated disk

    Third baseman Kevin Youkilis will be out 10-12 weeks after surgery for a herniated disk, the Yankees announced Tuesday. Youkilis could finish the season — and his one-year, $12 million contract — on the disabled list.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "I've got just got a weakness in my leg," Hasselbeck said. "It doesn't feel different, necessarily, it's just that because of the disk issue in my back, it's just that nerve is shutting off the muscles that are supposed to work in your leg....
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: Matt Hasselbeck Source: Seattle Times

  2. Coach Wade Phillips said Wednesday that Jones, who was injured early in the 20-13 loss at Pittsburgh, has a "herniated disk, maybe two" and will definitely miss Sunday's game against the New York Giants.
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Wade Phillips Source: USA Today

  3. "The last thing you want to do for a shared use computer is have it be something without a disk ...... and with a tiny little screen," Gates said at the Microsoft Government Leaders Forum in suburban Washington.
    on Mar 16, 2006 By: Bill Gates Source: FOXNews

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