disk noun

ADJ. computer | hard | floppy | master The master disk can be duplicated as many times as required. | back-up | program | server, system | blank | laser, magnetic, optical | high density

VERB + DISK insert, put in Insert the disk into the drive slot. | remove, take out | format | read The computer reads the disk. | copy, duplicate I'll copy the disk into a file. | copy/save (sth) to, save sth on The program is set up so that you automatically save to disk every 15 minutes. Save the document to disk before closing it. The information can be saved on a disk. | 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 700 MB.

DISK + NOUN capacity, space I'm running out of disk space on my computer. | drive | storage

PREP. from ~ The information required can then be retrieved from disk. | on (a/the) ~ Have you got the file on disk? the data on the disk | onto ~ It is safest to save your design onto disk. | to ~ You simply download the pages to disk. > Special page at COMPUTER