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1) compact disc. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...compact disc, (CD), a small plastic disc used for the storage of digital data. As originally developed for audio systems, the sound signal is sampled at a rate of...

2) CD, abbreviation for compact disc. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...CD, abbreviation for compact disc, see compact disc....

3) digital versatile disc. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...a small plastic disc used for the storage of digital data. The successor media to the compact disc (CD), a DVD can have as much as 26 times the storage capacity of...

4) CD-ROM. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...CD-ROM, see compact disc....

5) CD-ROM. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...CD-ROM An acronym for compact disc-read only memory. Commonly known as CDs, these plastic discs hold information that can be read by laser. (Compare magnetic tape.)...

6) disk, disc. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...Disc then has specialized in American use, meaning particularly a phonograph record or a compact disc, but it seems now to be being replaced by disk in most computer-related...

7) multimedia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...headphones and a sound card (or sound board) for improved sound generation, and a CD-ROM (see compact disc) or DVD-ROM (see digital versatile disc) drive, as well...

8) personal computer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...a modem; multimedia computers add a sound-reproduction adapter, stereo speakers, and a compact disc (CD-ROM) drive to this configuration so that material can be presented...

9) Morita, Akio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...corporations. They introduced such consumer electronics products as the Walkman, the compact disc player (created with Philips), the Trinitron television, and the...

10) stereophonic sound. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...television and frequency modulation (FM) radio programs. See record player; sound recording; compact disc....

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