Definition of “disc” - English Dictionary

“disc” in British English

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discnoun [ C ]

uk /dɪsk/ us /dɪsk/

B2 mainly UK US usually disk a circular flat object:

The dog's name was engraved on a little metal disc attached to its collar.

C2 mainly UK US usually disk a small piece of cartilage (= strong body tissue that stretches) between the bones in your back

B1 US also disk a musical record or a compact disc

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  • Flatten the pastry into a thin disc with your hands.
  • The sun looked like an orange disc, barely visible through the haze of gas and ash that filled the sky.
  • His greatest hits album consists of 2 discs and over 40 songs.
  • A DVD is a five-inch disc that plays films as well as music.
  • A gold disc is awarded when a million dollars worth of records are sold.

(Definition of “disc” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“disc” in American English

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discnoun [ C ]

us /dɪsk/

a disk

Disc is also another name for a musical record or a CD:

This recording is available on disc and on tape.

(Definition of “disc” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“disc” in Business English

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discnoun [ C ]

uk /dɪsk/ us

a flat circular object used for recording and storing music or films, for example, a CD or DVD

IT a disk

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(Definition of “disc” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)