Meaning of DISK in English

DISK

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

disk drive

floppy disk

hard disk

laser disk

magnetic disk

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

available

A non-elastic limitation is the available disk storage capacity.

The code has been passed out on the nets for free and made available on disks .

To add a background image choose Format, Sheet, Background and choose an image from those available on your disk .

Source code listings for the programs described in the book are available on disk .

With luck Brix should now be doing the rounds on the bulletin boards and available from disk libraries shortly.

Every telephone directory is now available on disk .

compact

Some predict that eventually everyone will carry all the sequences of his genes on a compact disk .

A compact disk player, rare for its day, fed Chopin and the Rolling Stones into fierce-looking, six-foot MartinLogan speakers.

It enables moving pictures as well as text and graphics to be stored on compact disks .

One listed his music cassettes, the second his compact disks .

It uses a Wavelet algorithm for video compression and provides compact disk quality audio and broadcast quality video.

floppy

This will store more than 50 times as much data as the floppy disks with the biggest storage capacity!

When it succeeds, the virus then copies itself on to any more floppy disks inserted in that computer.

In the absence of networking, students need to submit work on floppy disks .

One of the easiest is to modify your computer so that it will not boot from a floppy disk .

It is capable of running entirely from floppy disks and so allows computer users without a hard drive to produce professional scores.

The whole program comes on a single floppy disk .

Ten years of world wide research, held on floppy disks , had melted.

Originally Word fit quite neatly on a single 400K floppy disk .

free

In desperation, Dudley went back to the store where he had found the free sign-up disks and picked up another set.

hard

There's no install program; you just copy the files across to the hard disk .

The hard disk drive is fast, too, with its own on-board cache.

A hard disk enables the microcomputer to store vast amounts of information on disk.

When compression software really goes haywire, you can lose everything on your hard disk .

The hard disk is also fast, without the benefit of a cache controller.

And because it's a DOS-based program, it won't take up masses of hard disk space.

When I first turned it on, it reported a hard disk failure.

This will execute a command in every subdirectory of a hard disk .

magnetic

Search times are usually slower than magnetic disks , because the reading head has to follow a track.

Electronic cameras record light as a series of digital impulses on a magnetic disk .

These are referred to as Media Items and include magnetic tapes, disks , etc.

optical

Once documents have been scanned and indexed, they have to be saved to optical disk .

See also Optical disks , Rewritable disks.

single

The package is easy to use - it comes on a single disk and self-installs in a couple of minutes.

A single Macintosh disk , on the other hand, could hold ten of those chapters!

A single disk can contain 650 megabytes of data, equal to 200,000 typed A4 pages or 1,500 floppy disks.

Even then, a single missed disk could start the whole thing over again.

Windows 9x does not allow you to have multiple visible primary partitions on a single disk .

Originally Word fit quite neatly on a single 400K floppy disk .

The reason is simple, the program is now bigger than 800K and won't fit on a single disk !

The whole program comes on a single floppy disk .

small

These are simple small disks made out of magnetic material which are small enough to be carried in a briefcase.

Instead, there was a series of concentric circles, surrounding a small black disk .

What's more, with email everything you send and receive can be filed in a relatively small amount of disk space.

You can also bake in small pancake-sized disks and store them for popping into the toaster later.

■ NOUN

computer

Copy all your computer disks and update them whenever you visit your headquarters.

Because each film will take up a tremendous amount of computer disk space, only one will be available at a time.

It was also reported that considerable quantities of files and computer disks had been seized during the raids.

The computer disk keeping record of vehicles coming in and out was later found to have been erased.

It is possible to lose the entire speech off a computer disk .

His publisher keeps a list on computer disk .

controller

The video and disk controllers and network interfaces have been integrated directly on to the motherboard.

And how do I know which cards require a disk controller ?

Install the disk controller and floppy disks.

drive

Air is drawn in to this low pressure area primarily through the ventilation slots and also through the floppy disk drive apertures.

The faster the disk drive and controller, the faster the computer.

Myth-3: New disk drive technology that doesn't improve seek time can be dismissed as ineffective.

The screen displays a list of the macros stored on your default disk drive .

When is the 3.5-inch disk drive due for release? 4.

The disk drive ground and whirred.

Security features include a locking disk drive cover, locking lid and cable clamps.

Then the disk drive whirred once more and the question mark evaporated.

space

However, you should still separate out your data, even if you do not intend to charge users for disk space .

Because each film will take up a tremendous amount of computer disk space , only one will be available at a time.

However, it may sometimes be necessary to move one or other to a different device due to disk space limitations.

Additional disk space is a dollar or two per megabyte per month, depending on total amount.

Hard disk space required: 318k Registration brings: peace of mind!

Windows software is required, along with 12 megabytes of memory and 10 megabytes of disk space .

And because it's a DOS-based program, it won't take up masses of hard disk space .

Multimedia titles, digital photography and other things your kids get into will eat up hard disk space .

storage

Expansion in the number of users and disk storage supported are on there way.

The other kind is disk storage , commonly on a hard drive or floppy disk.

A non-elastic limitation is the available disk storage capacity.

This will slow it down, because random-access memory is much faster than disk storage .

When it comes to disk storage capacity spreadsheets don't normally take much space.

The disk storage available is defined by the System Supervisor for each lexicographer.

Both instruments have automatic setting of wavelength, bandwidth and gas flows, video displays, disk storage and full alpha-numeric keyboard.

■ VERB

copy

The file could be copied to another disk if space is a problem on the current working disk.

You write a memo on the one in the office, copy it to disk and take it home.

The cost of copying a disk of software or a tape of music is a fraction of the cost of the product.

cover

Other species of Ophiolebes species have a thickened skin covering the disk and to a certain extent the arm spines.

include

A sample project is included on the system disk and this may be viewed.

This will include disk compression, which will ease the space problem on your Compaq portable.

Security features include a locking disk drive cover, locking lid and cable clamps.

These are referred to as Media Items and include magnetic tapes, disks , etc.

save

Once documents have been scanned and indexed, they have to be saved to optical disk .

If you already started the document and saved it on the disk , recall it for editing or addition.

I can either speak what I have written or save it on disk .

You can edit a new document as you type it or an existing one that is already saved on the disk .

The leaderboard keeps track of the games played and scores which can be saved to disk at the end of each game.

If you enter a document name, the sorted list will be saved on the disk under that name.

This can be saved to disk , displayed on your computer or included in documents.

store

It enables moving pictures as well as text and graphics to be stored on compact disks .

You can combine, or merge, documents that are stored separately on the disk .

For example: a file is to be stored on a 3380 disk , fourteen records per track, starting at cylinder 23.

The screen displays a list of the macros stored on your default disk drive.

These sub-dictionaries are stored on disk and are read in as required.

Macros stored on disk are useful when you will use a series of keystrokes in many different documents.

He then said that the program would not have been patentable had it been stored on a floppy disk .

The file will be stored on disk line by line, with a carriage return after each line.

use

It can be used on a hard disk computer or a floppy disk type with two disk drives.

write

If no data has actually been written to disk in the meantime, further speed increases are gained.

The image is then written to a target disk at high speed and verified if required.

The read channel retrieves data stored on the disk and writes to the disk.

The message is initially held in memory, and when the call is finished is written to disk .

A master disk can be read into memory and once there can be written out to blank disks many times.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Each player chooses a coloured disk and places it on the board in the space marked 'go'.

He gazed up at the pale yellow disk of the moon.

When over half the moon's disk is visible, we have a "gibbous" moon.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Books on floppy disk are being targeted at the business market, where there are multitudes of personal computers in use.

However, many disk writes are shortly followed by another to the same sector.

In 1995, the stock market smashed more records than a disgruntled disk jockey.

It was far too bright to be a star, but one could look directly at its tiny disk without discomfort.

Originally Word fit quite neatly on a single 400K floppy disk .

The disk is very delicate and often damaged particularly in the centre.

This occurs in middle-aged and elderly individuals, but soft disk herniation also may occur in young adults.

Tutorials on disk are the latest way to get to grips with problem areas.

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