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disk jockey

and deejay and disc jockey and DJ
n. a radio announcer who introduces music from phonograph records. (see also veejay.) The disk jockey couldn’t pronounce the name of the singing group.
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To form a planet, one probably needs a relatively quiet environment so that dust can settle into a thin, dense disk layer," Kalas says.
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Over time, gravity causes material in this so-called protoplanetary disk to clump into planet-size objects.
Well for one, when media is removed from a secure data center, whether tape or disk, it can be dropped, stolen, or exposed to environmental conditions such as extremely high or low ambient temperatures or humidity levels.
The cosmic collision jumbled all the stars that were then in the disk, says Gerard Gilmore of the University of Cambridge in England.
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Calculations indicate that most of the grains in a debris disk quickly spiral toward the star or get ejected from the system.
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