disk

noun ⇨ See also ↑disc
ADJECTIVE
computer
hard
CD-ROM, DVD
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, etc.
floppy, zip (esp. AmE)
master

The master disk can be duplicated as many times as required.

backup
program
data
server, system
boot
blank
laser, magnetic, optical
VERB + DISK
insert, put in

Insert the disk into the drive slot.

remove, take out
format
read

The computer reads the disk.

burn, copy, duplicate

I'll copy the disk into a file.

copy (sth) to, save (sth) to, save sth on

The program automatically saves to disk every 15 minutes.

Save the document to disk before closing it.

The information can be saved on a disk.

erase, wipe

If you wipe that old disk, we can use it again.

hold sth on, store sth on

The records will be stored on the computer's hard disk.

DISK + VERB
contain sth

The disk contains the program you'll need.

hold sth

Each disk holds 4.7 GB.

DISK + NOUN
capacity, space

I'm running out of disk space on my computer.

drive
storage
PREPOSITION
from disk

The information required can then be retrieved from disk.

on (a/the) disk

Do you have the file on disk?

the data on the disk

onto disk

It is safest to save your design onto disk.

to disk

You simply download the pages to disk.


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