This leg of candelabrum base is an antique design that is found in Paestum, Italy. In this design the claw rests on a disc.

Leg of Candelabrum Base

This leg of candelabrum base is an antique design that is found in Paestum, Italy. In this design the…

Illustration of a thin hollow cylinder. It resembles a washer and is often referred to as a disc.

Hollow Cylinder

Illustration of a thin hollow cylinder. It resembles a washer and is often referred to as a disc.

Illustration of a narrow right circular cylinder (with the height much smaller than the diameter) resting on its side/edge. This could also be described as a round disc.

Narrow Cylinder on Side

Illustration of a narrow right circular cylinder (with the height much smaller than the diameter) resting…

Illustration of 2 narrow right circular cylinders with equal heights (thickness) and different diameters. Both cylinders (discs) are resting on a side/edge.

2 Narrow Cylinders on Their Sides

Illustration of 2 narrow right circular cylinders with equal heights (thickness) and different diameters.…

This illustration shows a sculpture of a discus thrower.

Disc Thrower

This illustration shows a sculpture of a discus thrower.

A genus of fished included in the Goby family, and of which the common remora or sucking fish, is the typical example. These fishes have on the top of the head a peculiar sucking-disc, composed of a series of cartilaginous plates arranged transversely, by means of which they attach themselves to other fish or to the bottoms of vessels.

Remora Fish

A genus of fished included in the Goby family, and of which the common remora or sucking fish, is the…

A disc-harrow.

Disc harrow

A disc-harrow.

A flattish ring of iron, used in playing a kind of game.

Quoit

A flattish ring of iron, used in playing a kind of game.

"A Portion of a Striped Muscular Fiber. Highly magnified. A, fiber separating into disks; B, fibrillae; C, cross-section of a disk." — Blaisedell, 1904

Striped muscular fiber

"A Portion of a Striped Muscular Fiber. Highly magnified. A, fiber separating into disks; B, fibrillae;…