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disc

[disk]
(astronomy)

DISC

[disk]
(engineering)

disc

disc
disc
i. The imaginary surface swept by the rotor blades during their rotation.
ii. That portion of the compressor or the turbine to which blades are attached.

disc

(storage, spelling)
British spelling of "disk", normally only used for "compact disc".

disc

An alternate spelling for disk with a "k." Some computer manufacturers use this spelling for magnetic disks, but "disc" usually refers to optical media, such as CDs and DVDs.

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Disc ("c") refers to pure optical media, and disk ("k") refers to magnetic hard disks and floppy disks as well as to disks that use a combination of magnetic and optical technologies (see magneto-optic disk).
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0] le premier instant ofi le disque T n'est plus dans la colonne 0, c'est-a-dire le plus petit element de [D + 1] pour lequel [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
A la fois musicien, chercheur, ingenieur du son et realisateur (il compte a son actif plusieurs disques, parus chez Arbor Records et War Pony Records), Scales livre ici brillamment les fruits de ses recherches sur la musique powwow nord-americaine, amorcees il y a pres de vingt ans.
Au-dela du poids economique des maisons de disques ou d'artistes en tete des ventes, le depot legal a vocation a l'exhaustivite et vise la representativite de la production dans toute sa diversite sur le territoire francais.
No Brasil, nao ha estudos que olhem para as interacoes telefonicas na saude a partir da perspectiva das acoes produzidas pelos seus participantes, mais especificamente pela abordagem da Analise da Conversa (SACKS, 1992; SCHEGLOFF, 2007), o que torna inedita e pioneira uma investigacao das interacoes do Disque Saude como esta.
O Disque Idoso em Sobral funciona como uma rede de apoio ao idoso, que na otica da relacao violencia-adoecimento requer uma atencao especial dos servicos de saude.
Les formats les plus utilises incluent les disques optiques (CD/DVD), les bandes magnetiques et les disques durs.
We were created at a time when attorneys couldn't get malpractice insurance," Disque adds.
Disque and Langenbrunner (1996) provided a list of questions to help children name the character they identify as most appealing:
She was named one of the top ten classical singers of the 90s by the Associated Press, was saluted in 1996 with the first Solti Prize of l'Academie du Disque Lyrique and in 1997 she was lauded by Musical America as their Vocalist of the Year.
He has made many recordings and won several awards - including the Grand Prix International du Disque Liszt for a Liszt Sonata recital and the Gramophone Concerto Award for Tchaikovsky's Second Piano Concerto.
Spokeswoman Kelly Disque says FAO Schwarz's first-time-ever "midnight" promotion, which opened the New York store from midnight to 2 a.