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DVD

 (dē′vē-dē′)
n.
A high-density optical disc for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-visual material.

[d(igital) v(ideo)d(isc) and d(igital) v(ersatile) d(isc).]

DVD

abbreviation for
(Communications & Information) digital versatile or digital video disk: an optical disk used to store audio, video, or computer data, esp feature films for home viewing

DVD

an optical disc that can store a very large amount of digital data, as text, music, or images.
[1990–95; orig. d(igital) v(ideo) d(isc); then d(igital) v(ersatile) d(isc); now an abbreviation only]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dvd - a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television setDVD - a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set
optical disc, optical disk - a disk coated with plastic that can store digital data as tiny pits etched in the surface; is read with a laser that scans the surface
Translations
DVD
dvd
DVD
DVD
DVD
DVD
DVD
digitalna videoplošča
DVD-skiva
ดีวีดี
đĩa DVD
DVD光盘

DVD

A. N ABBR =digital versatile or video discDVD m, disco m de vídeo digital, disco digital polivalente
B. CPD DVD burner Ngrabadora f de DVDs
DVD player Nlector m de DVDs
DVD-Rom NDVD-Rom m
DVD writer Ngrabadora f de DVDs

DVD

[ˌdiːviːˈdiː] n abbr (=digital versatile disc) → DVD m
on DVD → en DVD
I've got that film on DVD → J'ai ce film en DVD.

DVD

n abbr of digital versatileorvideo discDVD f

DVD

:
DVD burner
nDVD-Brenner m
DVD player
nDVD-Player m
DVD recorder
nDVD-Rekorder m
DVD-Rom
nDVD-Rom f
DVD writer
nDVD-Brenner m

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دي في دي DVD dvd DVD δίσκος DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD dvd DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD-skiva ดีวีดี DVD đĩa DVD DVD光盘
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The new HD DVD/DVD compatible lines are an advantage for disc manufacturers, as they ensure a smooth transition to the production of HD DVDs from the present DVD standard.
Hitachi Maxell and Mitsubishi Kagaku Media/Verbatim will commercialize HD DVD-R discs in spring next year, at the same time as the launch of HD DVD recorders and PCs with built-in HD DVD drives by hardware manufacturers, including Toshiba.
More than 84 million DVD players and recorders were produced worldwide in 2004 alone.
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Heralding the beginning of the high-definition home entertainment era, major consumer electronics and IT companies, disc replicators and Hollywood studios each announced plans -- at the 2005 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas -- to produce, market and sell HD DVD hardware and content beginning in Q4 2005.
With the new DVD+R DL support, InterVideo DVD Copy 3 customers can record 4 hours of DVD-quality video or 16 hours of VHS-quality video on a single side of a DVD+R DL disc.