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noun 
  1. A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
A coin is a of metal.
  1. (figurative) Something resembling a disk.
Venus' cut off light from the Sun.
  1. (dated) A vinyl phonograph / gramophone record.
Turn the over, after it has finished.
  1. (computing) A floppy disk - removable magnetic medium or a hard disk - fixed, persistent digital storage.
He still uses floppy disks from 1979.
  1. (computing, nonstandard) A disc - either a CD-ROM, an audio CD, a DVD or similar removable storage medium.
She burned some disks yesterday to back up her computer.
Etymology: From Ancient Greek (diskos) "a circular plate suited for hurling", from (dikein) "to hurl, to launch".


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