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disc

[disk]
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DISC

[disk]
(engineering)
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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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A similar study, interest-charge domestic international sales corporations (IC-DISCs), is prepared approximately every four years.
Thus, certain financial institutions that use the reserve method of accounting for bad debts, insurance companies, domestic international sales corporations (DISCs) and former DISCs, are not eligible for QSub status.
* Domestic international sales corporations (DISCs) and foreign sales corporations (FSCs);
was violating international tariffs and trade agreements, by enacting rules on domestic international sales corporations, foreign services corporations and, most recently, extraterritorial income (ETI).
With respect to the application of the proposed regulations to foreign sales corporations (FSCs) and domestic international sales corporations (DISCS), we recommend that the final regulations reflect the decision in St.

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