Disk vs Cultivator - What's the difference?

disk | cultivator |

As nouns the difference between disk and cultivator

is that disk is a thin, flat, circular plate or similar object while cultivator is any of several devices used to loosen or stir the soil, either to remove weeds or to provide aeration and drainage.

As a verb disk

is (agriculture) to harrow.



(wikipedia disk)


(en noun)
  • A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
  • A coin is a disk of metal.
  • Something resembling a disk.
  • Venus' disk cut off light from the Sun.
  • An .
  • A vinyl phonograph/gramophone record.
  • Turn the disk over, after it has finished.
  • A floppy disk - removable magnetic medium or a hard disk - fixed, persistent digital storage.
  • He still uses floppy disks from 1979.
  • A disc - either a CD-ROM, an audio CD, a DVD or similar removable storage medium.
  • She burned some disks yesterday to back up her computer.
  • A harrow.
  • A ring- or cup-shaped enlargement of the flower receptacle or ovary that bears nectar or, less commonly, the stamens.
  • Usage notes

    In International English, disk'' is the correct spelling for magnetic ''disks''. If the medium is optical, the variant ''disc'' is usually preferred, although computing is a peculiar field for the term. For instance hard disk and other disk drives are always thus spelled, yet so are terms like compact discs. Thus, if referring to a physical drive or older media (3" or 5.25" diskettes) the ''k'' is used, but ''c is used for newer (optical based) media. Less commonly, in British English, disc'' has been used for magnetic disks, as in ''floppy disc'' and ''discette .


    (en verb)
  • (agriculture) to harrow
  • * {{quote-book, year=1916, author=Various, title=Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=That is alkali. Mr. Kochendorfer: I have a ten-year apple orchard that I disked last year and kept it tolerably clean this spring. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1948, author=Various, title=Northern Nut Growers Association Incorporated 39th Annual Report, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=The next year I plowed and disked the patch of ground and planted potatoes. }}
  • * {{quote-news, year=1991, date=September 6, author=Jerry Sullivan, title=Field & Street, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=The soil is plowed and disked and then seeded with a mixture of prairie plants. }}


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    (wikipedia cultivator) (en noun)
  • Any of several devices used to loosen or stir the soil, either to remove weeds or to provide aeration and drainage
  • A person who cultivates