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disk

<storage> 1. magnetic disk.

2. compact disc.

3. optical disk.

Note: the american spelling, "disk", is normal for most computer disks whereas "compact disc", having come to computers via the audio world, is correctly spelled with a "c", indeed, this spelling is part of the CD standard.

(1995-07-30)

 


Nearby terms: Disiple disjoint union Disjunctive Normal Form disk disk controller disk drive disk duplexing
 

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