disklike
adjective see disk I

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  • disklike — adj. resembling a disk in shape; circular and having a height considerably smaller than the diameter. Syn: discoid, discoidal. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disklike — adjective having a flat circular shape • Syn: ↑discoid, ↑discoidal, ↑disclike, ↑disk shaped, ↑disc shaped • Similar to: ↑round, ↑circular * * * adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • disklike — adjective Resembling a disk or some aspect of one …   Wiktionary

  • disklike — adj. discoid, shaped like a disc, round and flat; having a flat circular shape …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disk — disklike, adj. /disk/, n. 1. any thin, flat, circular plate or object. 2. any surface that is flat and round, or seemingly so: the disk of the sun. 3. disc (def. 1). 4. Computers. any of several types of media consisting of thin, round plates of… …   Universalium

  • tarsier — /tahr see euhr, see ay /, n. a small, arboreal, nocturnal primate of the genus Tarsius, of Indonesia and the Philippines, having a long thin tail, very large immobile eyes, and prominent pads on the fingers and toes: all populations are dwindling …   Universalium

  • ostariophysan — ▪ fish Introduction  any of about8,000 species of bony fishes (bony fish) belonging to a group that includes the majority of freshwater fishes throughout the world. Familiar representatives of this group are the minnows (minnow), suckers (sucker) …   Universalium

  • Platelet — An irregular, disc shaped element in the blood that assists in blood clotting. During normal blood clotting, the platelets clump together (aggregate). Although platelets are often classed as blood cells, they are actually fragments of large bone… …   Medical dictionary

  • circular — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Round] Syn. annular, orbicular, disklike; see round 1 , 2 . 2. [Circuitous] Syn. indirect, roundabout, winding; see indirect . See Synonym Study at round . n. Syn. handbill, broadside, leaflet, flier; see advertisement 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • germinal disk — n. 1. a disklike spot in a fertilized ovum in which the first traces of the embryo are visible 2. the disklike spot on the yolk of a heavily yolked egg where segmentation begins after fertilization: see EGG1 …   English World dictionary

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