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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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[bar] ON THE PROWL: A Parking warden in action at Towngate car park, Holmfirth [bar] IN A JAM: Andrew Bray of Andrew''s greengrocer''s, was impressed with a parking disc scheme in Richmond,North Yorkshire and wants Kirklees to implement a similar system in Holmfirth [bar] BLOOMING ANNOYED: Lesley Naylor of Hobson''s Florists claims people object to paying for parking in Holmfirth when they can go to Honley or out of town supermarkets and park for free
Shane said he was "shocked, embarrassed and furious" after being refused a parking disc for his new BMW after officials claimed he couldn't prove where he lived.
Parking management with paid parking and a parking disc.
Shane, 21, said yesterday: "I was made a Freeman of the town and now they won't even give me a parking disc so I can have a space for my car outside my house.
Now, some 200 machines for the issue of timed parking discs were shortly to be in use in the town centre.
HAVE you ever wondered what the revenue from parking discs in Guisborough is used for?
It is claimed that among those to be caught are adults using their sick children's parking discs to flout the law.
Their excitement, mirth and merriment could be heard along the street, as they selfishly skipped off illegally parked, leaving residents who have paid up for valid parking discs floundering.
Better still, why can't local authorities - yes, I know the one in question in Llanberis is privately owned - hand out discount parking discs for its own ratepayers?
Hop inside and owners of the pre-facelift model will still feel at home with comfy seats, lots of space for loose change, parking discs & mobile phones.
Suspicions over forged badges were first aroused when a bag full of illegal copies of parking discs was discovered in one of the Windsor car parks a fortnight ago.