CD-RW

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CD-RW

abbr.
compact disk-rewritable

CD-RW

n
(Electronics) compact disc rewritable; a compact disc that can be used to record and rerecord

CD-RW


n.
a compact disc onto which data can be written multiple times.
[1995–2000; C(ompact) D(isc)-R(e)W(ritable)]
Translations

CD-RW

[ˌsiːdiːɑːrˈdʌbəljuː] nCD-RW m
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The CD-R recordable, write-once standard was introduced in 1988, and the CD-RW compact disc rewritable standard and DVD-ROM digital video disc were both introduced in 1997.
The new specification is intended to assure that Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) and Compact Disc ReWritable (CD-RW) discs created on personal computers can be played in consumer CD and DVD players.
A CD-RW, or compact disc rewritable, can be recorded and erased hundreds of times.
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