disc

USAGE NOTE
This word may be spelled "disk", especially in the senses shown in 1), 2), and 5).
disc(
dihsk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (thin, round object)
a. el disco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Do you think those discs up in the sky are spaceships?¿Crees que estos discos que se ven en el cielo son astronaves?
2. (computing)
a. el disco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(CD or DVD)
The video game won't work anymore because the disc is so scratched.El videojuego ya no funciona porque el disco está muy rayado.
3. (music)
a. el disco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(CD or record)
She placed the disc on the turntable, lowered the needle, and out came the sound of Wagner's "Valkyrie".Colocó el disco en el plato, bajó la aguja, y empezó a sonar "La valquiria" de Wagner.
4. (mechanics)
a. el disco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The discs on the plow are getting dull and need to be sharpened.Los discos del arado se están poniendo romos y hace falta que se afilen.
5. (anatomy)
a. el disco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
His mother suffers from a herniated disc, which is very painful.Su madre sufre de hernia de disco, que es muy dolorosa.
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disk
[dɪsk]
noun
1. disco (m) (informática)
  • disk drive unidad (f) de disco, disquetera (f)
2. disk
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disc
disk (US)
[dɪsk]
noun
also (Anat) disco (m); (identity disc) chapa (f); (Comput)
modifier
disc brakes (n) (Aut) frenos (m) de disco
disc jockey (n) discjockey (m); pinchadiscos (informal) (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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