Disc VS Disk

The ‘c’ and ‘k’ make a difference.

 

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Merriam-Webster Definitions

disc: phonograph record

disk: a thin circular object

 


 

Are the two used interchangeably?

Yes

 

Can they be used interchangeably?

Yes

 

Both are commonly used for CDs, DVDs, bones, celestial bodies, and other things.

 


 

What objects are usually known as a disc?

Any optical media

 

What objects are usually known as a disk?

Any magnetic media

 


 

An example of a disc

CD-ROM

 

An example of a disk

floppy disc

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