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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.
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disc

(storage, spelling)
British spelling of "disk", normally only used for "compact disc".
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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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Soit [t.sub.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.
On voit ainsi a travers les collections patrimoniales se succeder des supports qui tour a tour dominent leur epoque: 78 tours, microsillons, cassettes audio, disques optiques sont contemporains d'une societe en perpetuelle evolution.
Pour Fogerty, ce fut l'occasion de produire plusieurs disques extraordinaires mais restes meconnus : d'abord Blue Ridge Rangers (1973) et John Fogerty (1975).
Nessa perspectiva, este estudo toma como contexto a necessidade de saude das pessoas idosas que sofrem violencia, detendo-se a um programa social especifico--Projeto Disque Idoso--organizado pela Prefeitura Municipal e Diocese de Sobral (CE), Associacao Cearense Pro-Idosos (Acepi) e Universidade Estadual do Vale do Acarau (UVA), cujo objetivo principal e receber, registrar, classificar, encaminhar e acompanhar os casos de violencia ao idoso no municipio de Sobral.
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:
Pavement: Sephora Disque de Soleil, pounds 8.90 (020-7253 2194).
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.