disc

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin discus through French disque

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

disc (plural discs)

  1. A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
    A coin is a disc of metal.
  2. (anatomy) An intervertebral disc.
  3. Something resembling a disc.
    Venus's disc cut off light from the Sun.
  4. A vinyl phonograph / gramophone record.
    Turn the disc over, after it has finished.

Usage notes[edit]

See usage notes at the disk entry.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin discus.

Noun[edit]

disc m (plural discs or discos)

  1. disc
  2. (computing) disk
  3. (sports) discus

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *disk-, from Latin discus. Cognate with Old Saxon disk, Old Dutch disc (Dutch dis (table)), Old High German tisc (German Tisch (table)), Old Norse diskr (plate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

disc m (nominative plural discas)

  1. plate, bowl

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Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

disc m

  1. Alternative spelling of disk.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French disque, Latin discus.

Noun[edit]

disc n (plural discuri)

  1. (technology) disk, disc
  2. (music) disk
  3. (sports) discus
  4. (anatomy) disc

Etymology 2[edit]

From Greek δίσκος (dískos), partly through a Slavic intermediate disk(o)ŭ.

Noun[edit]

disc n (plural discuri)

  1. disk (flat round object), especially one used in church services to collect money
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