Meaning of disc-like in English:



(also US disk-like)
  • Having a flat, circular shape or appearance.

    ‘the disc-like sun’
    • ‘Pilots and airport employees at O'Hare International Airport saw a disc-like object hovering over the tarmac for several minutes.’
    • ‘What is more, the clouds do not adopt disc-like shapes like the rings of Saturn, as a solar-system analogy might imply.’
    • ‘In trees they propel themselves from branch to branch with powerful thrusts of their hind legs, using the soft, disc-like pads on their fingers and toes to grip the branches.’
    • ‘A cylinder stands on a disk-like base, the two parts clearly differentiated.’
    • ‘Witnesses I, II, and III were in the backyard when Witness III reportedly saw a disk-like object hovering above them and pointed it out.’
    • ‘The genus was originally described as a disc-like organism with a rough-surfaced central boss surrounded by multiple concentric rings.’
    • ‘They are like flattened circles - disc-like.’
    • ‘I perceived its flattened, whirling body, its disc-like belt, and seven of its little satellites.’
    • ‘Twin motifs are disc-like mirrors that play upon ideas of self-examination and Bronson's own form.’
    • ‘The witness described the object as being disc-like, or perhaps shaped like a cigar, with a distinct bulge on the top, and with several lights along the side.’
    circular, disc-shaped, disc-like