Meaning of DISK in English

/ dɪsk; NAmE / noun


( especially NAmE ) = disc :

Red blood cells are roughly the shape of a disk.


(also magˌnetic ˈdisk ) ( computing ) a device for storing information on a computer, with a magnetic surface that records information received in electronic form

—see also floppy disk , hard disk

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.