One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having a flat, circular shape or appearance.‘the disc-like sun’
circular, disc-shapedView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘They are like flattened circles - disc-like.’
- ‘The genus was originally described as a disc-like organism with a rough-surfaced central boss surrounded by multiple concentric rings.’
- ‘What is more, the clouds do not adopt disc-like shapes like the rings of Saturn, as a solar-system analogy might imply.’
- ‘Pilots and airport employees at O'Hare International Airport saw a disc-like object hovering over the tarmac for several minutes.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘I perceived its flattened, whirling body, its disc-like belt, and seven of its little satellites.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Twin motifs are disc-like mirrors that play upon ideas of self-examination and Bronson's own form.’
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