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 for disc
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disc \Disc\ (d[i^]sk), n. [See Disk, Dish.]
     A flat round plate; (Biol.) A circular structure either in
     plants or animals; as, a blood disc, a germinal disc, etc.
     Same as Disk.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disk \Disk\ (d[i^]sk), n. [L. discus, Gr. di`skos. See Dish.]
     [Written also disc.]
     1. A discus; a quoit.
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              Some whirl the disk, and some the javelin dart.
                                                    --Pope.
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     2. A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.
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     3. (Astron.) The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen
        projected of the heavens.
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     4. (Biol.) A circular structure either in plants or animals;
        as, a blood disk; germinal disk, etc.
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     5. (Bot.)
        (a) The whole surface of a leaf.
        (b) The central part of a radiate compound flower, as in
            sunflower.
        (c) A part of the receptacle enlarged or expanded under,
            or around, or even on top of, the pistil.
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     6. (Zool.)
        (a) The anterior surface or oral area of c[oe]lenterate
            animals, as of sea anemones.
        (b) The lower side of the body of some invertebrates,
            especially when used for locomotion, when it is often
            called a creeping disk.
        (c) In owls, the space around the eyes.
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     Disk engine, a form of rotary steam engine.
  
     Disk shell (Zool.), any species of Discina.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  disc
      n 1: sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous
           groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a
           phonograph needle tracks in the groove [syn: phonograph
           record, phonograph recording, record, disk, disc,
           platter]
      2: something with a round shape resembling a flat circular
         plate; "the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky" [syn:
         disk, disc, saucer]
      3: (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk
         covered with a magnetic coating on which information is
         stored [syn: magnetic disk, magnetic disc, disk,
         disc]
      4: a flat circular plate [syn: disk, disc]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "disc":
     bulletin board, card, cartridge, cassette, catalog card,
     electrical transcription, file, filing card, film, index card,
     library catalog, magnetic tape, microcard, microdot, microfiche,
     microfilm, motion-picture film, phonograph record, platter, record,
     recording, scoreboard, scorecard, scoresheet, slip, tape,
     tape cartridge, tape cassette, tape recording, ticker tape,
     transcription, videotape, wax, wire recording
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  DISC
         Defense Information System Council (mil., USA)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  disc
  disc drive
  
      British spelling of "{disk", normally
     only used for "{compact disc".
  
     (1995-07-30)
  

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