Meaning of DISK in English

DISK

noun ⇨ See also ↑ disc

ADJECTIVE

▪ computer

▪ hard

▪ CD-ROM , DVD

▪ CD-R , CD-RW , DVD-R , etc.

▪ floppy , zip ( esp. AmE )

▪ master

The master ~ can be duplicated as many times as required.

▪ backup

▪ program

▪ data

▪ server , system

▪ boot

▪ blank

▪ laser , magnetic , optical

VERB + DISK

▪ insert , put in

Insert the ~ into the drive slot.

▪ remove , take out

▪ format

▪ read

The computer reads the ~.

▪ burn , copy , duplicate

I'll copy the ~ into a file.

▪ copy (sth) to , save (sth) to , save sth on

The program automatically saves to ~ every 15 minutes.

Save the document to ~ before closing it.

The information can be saved on a ~.

▪ erase , wipe

If you wipe that old ~, we can use it again.

▪ hold sth on , store sth on

The records will be stored on the computer's hard ~.

DISK + VERB

▪ contain sth

The ~ contains the program you'll need.

▪ hold sth

Each ~ holds 4.7 GB.

DISK + NOUN

▪ capacity , space

I'm running out of ~ space on my computer.

▪ drive

▪ storage

PREPOSITION

▪ from ~

The information required can then be retrieved from ~.

▪ on (a/the) ~

Do you have the file on ~?

the data on the ~

▪ onto ~

It is safest to save your design onto ~.

▪ to ~

You simply download the pages to ~.

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